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McAfee Retail Card Activation

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Activate McAfee Antivirus Using (Redeem) Retail Card

It's quite simple to activate McAfee setup using the retail card. Before you can install and start using the McAfee antivirus on your computer you have to first validate your purchase of the McAfee antivirus internet security software for activation.
McAfee is a leading name in the web security space. McAfee software suite provides total protection against viruses and malware with its state-of-the-art virus detection engines and much more additional functionality including parental control, a firewall, a password manager, and a file shredder. McAfee extends its protection to all platforms including PC, Mac, Android, and iOS.


McAfee Retail Card Activation

McAfee has launched retail card. Its contains the 25-digit activation code for the McAfee internet security setup after redeem that can help PC users in downloading, installing and activating the McAfee antivirus directly from the McAfee website , instead of installing it from the CD or in case they do not have CD/DVD ROM installed in their desktop/laptop. This gives users the advantage of downloading and installing the most recent version of the McAfee antivirus internet security setup. Users can avail McAfee retail card from the store from where they purchase the antivirus software kit launched by Intel Security.



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How to activate McAfee setup using the retail card - Activation process

If you have purchased a McAfee retail card these steps will help you redeem your card for activation / activate your subscription of the McAfee software:


  • On your web browser enter the URL McAfee.com/activate. or click here to McAfee retail card activation
  • Once the McAfee activation page opens up, select your language and the country of origin.
  • You may not have to go through the process, as the registration page automatically selects the region and language, but in some cases, it may get the information wrong.
  • Now enter the activation code which you will find at the back of your McAfee retail card, in the corresponding box.
  • Now move to the email address box and enter your email address.
  • Once done click on the submit button.
  • You may be prompted to check that the email address you entered is correct or not. If you find and discrepancies, click on the edit button to move back to the previous page and enter the correct email address.
  • After you are done click on the verify button.
  • You have now activated your McAfee setup using the retail card.
  • Proceed to register a McAfee account for download and install McAfee antivirus software on your computer.

  • Download and install the McAfee LiveSafe setup on your PC after activation

    after McAfee activation once you have activated your McAfee setup using the retail card and created your McAfee account, you can proceed to download and install the antivirus on your PC.


  • Move to the McAfee account page by entering the http://home.McAfee.com on your web browser.
  • On my account option, click sign in.
  • Enter the login details which you have used to create the account.
  • Once inside your account, choose the LiveSafe subscription you have purchased.
  • After you accept the terms and end-user license agreement click on download.
  • When the download is complete, follow the on-screen instructions to install your McAfee software.

  • Critical Issues with McAfee Retail Card Activation

    As McAfee retail card can help them download, install, reinstall as well as activate McAfee antivirus software program. But on some of the occasions, PC users face critical issues while installing or activation Intel security shield using McAfee retail card.


    • McAfee retail card activation issue
    • McAfee Retail card cannot be redeemed due to technical issues
    • URL mentioned on the back of retail card is not accessible
    • Unable to download antivirus program using McAfee retail card
    • Serial number mentioned on the retail card does not work as expected
    • Unable to install McAfee antivirus using retail card
    • Pin code encrypted on the back of the retail card is invalid
    • Issues in accessing user account of McAfee
    • Installer helper does not deliver any pop up
    • Unable to select correct subscription code while using McAfee antivirus retail card

    Still if you are unable to activate McAfee antivirus using retail card than suggest to contact McAfee customer support for activation

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