Install McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL

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Install McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL

You can install McAfee on up to three computers per one subscription. AOL members can install McAfee by visiting AOL Internet Security Central: Download McAfee. Non-members and those on the Free AOL plan can subscribe and download McAfee by visiting McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL for a substantially discounted annual fee.

If you don't already have a subscription to the software, check out the help article What is McAfee Internet Security? for more information on how to purchase a subscription.

Before you download McAfee Security Center - Special edition from AOL, check whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements to install McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL.

Install McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL

If you've already purchased McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL as part of your AOL MyBenefits plan or from Lifestore, you can start downloading McAfee:

  • via your AOL OnePoint dashboard, click Download Now;
  • via your MyBenefits dashboard at mybenefits.aol.com, click Protect Yourself Now;
  • via your Order Confirmation email, click Download Now or Get Started Now (login, if prompted);
  • via your Lifestore account at myaccount.aol.com, click Download Now or Get Started.

1. If you are using the Order Confirmation email to download McAfee, go to your AOL inbox to see your Order Confirmation email. Click on the Get Started Now button in the email to start downloading the McAfee software.

2. Use the email address and temporary password provided in the email to log in to home.mcafee.com and log in with your AOL email address and McAfee password, and then click Log In.

3. Under the Products and Subscriptions tab, click Download.

4. After reading the McAfee Consumer Products End User License Agreement, click I Agree.

5. Within the Download Your McAfee Software page, make note of the serial number for your software. You will need it during the registration process.

6. Review the steps to complete your installation, then click Download.

7. A pop-up window will appear with a message, asking Do you want to run or save McAfeeSetup-Serial.exe from download.mcafee.com?, click Run.

8. When the McAfee Setup files are completely downloaded from the internet, another message will ask if you want McAfee Master Installer to make changes to your computer; click Yes.

9. McAfee will clean threats on your PC.

10. Ensure Complete (Recommended) is selected, and then click Next.

Complete (Recommended) > Next

11. McAfee will check your PC for conflicting anti-virus software.

12. McAfee will download the software installation files. This could take some time depending on the speed of your internet connection.

13. Opt in or out of the McAfee Customer Response option, then click Next.

14. The installation process will begin..

15. The installation is complete. Click Finish.



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Last updated: 11-15-2013
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