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Safeguard your personal info

How do I stop the McAfee message, "Safeguard your personal info" from popping up?

It also says: "Browse and search with confidence ..." and ends with a box checked "Yes, turn on Secure Search after I restart my browser"  and then a "Done" button.

I would like to not have this message appear.

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Re: Safeguard your personal info

Hi @BlueCalm 

Greetings from McAfee.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

 McAfee WebAdvisor' s Secure Search is powered by Yahoo! by default. So, when you search in your web browser with Secure Search enabled, it uses the Yahoo! search engine. 

                       Select McAfee WebAdvisor or McAfee Site Advisor from the programs list. Click Uninstall/Change or Remove.
Manage WebAdvisor settings
  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click the menu icon on the upper right (the three dots stacked vertically).
  3. Click More Tools, Extensions.
  4. Deselect the checkmark next to McAfee WebAdvisor or SiteAdvisor .
               You need to turn off Secure Search. Do that by clicking just to the right of the McAfee icon on the top right corner of your browser & select Options. Select the use of any search engine as shown below. Then select your default Search engine in browser settings.

We request you to follow the below article to fix the issue.

McAfee WebAdvisor changed my search engine

For further assistance we recommend that you contact our consumer support using the below link.

McAfee Consumer Support

If this information was helpful in any way or answered your question, please mark it as the accepted solution and give Kudos if appropriate.


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