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Former Member
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Turning off McAfee

How do I temporary turn off McAfee?

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Re: Turning off McAfee

Which product are you referring to, and for what purpose are you looking to disable it?


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Re: Turning off McAfee

I am trying to download a printer driver from the Internet and it has been suggested that I  temporary turn off my virus program which may solve my problem.  I have the McAfee Security Center.  A co-worker had a similar problem loading a program and when he turned off his virus program he was able to load the program with no problem.  So how do you temporary disable the whole McAfee program?

Message was edited by: trbarton on 2/1/10 11:33:22 AM CST
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Re: Turning off McAfee

Double-click the taskbar icon to open SecurityCenter

Click Advanced Menu (bottom)

Click Configure (left)

Click Computer & Files (top left)

You can turn VirusScan off in the right-hand windows and tell it for how long.

Click Internet & Network (top left) to do the same with Firewall (not recommended).

Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 01/02/10 1:00:59 EST PM
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