Install McAfee® Antivirus on Windows® 7
Although Windows 7 comes with various in-built security application, it is advisable that users install a separate software on the system to enhance the overall protection levels of the system. McAfee Antivirus is totally compatible with Windows 7 and can be easily installed and configured to increase the system security. McAfee Antivirus provides real time protection which blocks malware at the initial stages of system use so that users would not have to worry about finding and removing the infections from the system later on. McAfee Antivirus comes as an installation package that can be easily installed with a few clicks. However, there are some issues that might come up with the installation of McAfee Antivirus. These problems are usually caused by reasons such as problems with some of the system files of Windows 7, registry related issues, some applications or services running in the background during installation etc.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to fix issues while installing McAfee Antivirus on Windows 7:
- Install in safe mode
- Clean system registry
- Check integrity of system files
Install in safe mode
Problems when installing McAfee Antivirus on Windows 7 might be because some other applications or services are running in the background of the system. Such issues can be resolved by carrying out the installation in the safe mode of the system. When the system is in the safe mode, it would be running on minimal system resources.
Clean system registry
Registry entries are created automatically on Windows 7 and over time they might increase to great numbers and cause problems or clashes within the registry. All Windows 7 users facing problems when installing McAfee Antivirus on their systems are advised to clean the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software as the problem might be because of issues within the registry.
If some of the system files to be associated with the McAfee Antivirus got damaged in some way, then issues would come up during the program installation. Windows 7 users experiencing issues when installing McAfee Antivirus are suggested to check the integrity of the system files using the “sfc/scannow” command in CMD and then repair the OS using the installation disc if necessary to solve the problems.
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