McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL FAQs

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McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL FAQs

Members on the AOL Support Plus plan, as well as dial-up users on the AOL Advantage Essentials, AOL Advantage Plus, and AOL Advantage Premium plans with unlimited dial-up access, will be eligible for McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL. To view what your AOL Advantage Plan has to offer, check out your AOL MyBenefits page at mybenefits.aol.com.

With identity theft on the rise and new levels of sophistication in online threats, AOL is offering eligible members complimentary McAfee security software that provides up-to-date protection for up to three computers. McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL provides comprehensive virus, spyware and firewall protection.

This service normally costs $50 annually, but you get it at no additional charge as part of your membership when you are on an eligible plan. You can activate your McAfee VirusScan Plus - Special edition from AOL by downloading the online software today at daol.aol.com/security/mcafee and immediately start protecting your computers.

Once you’ve activated your McAfee security software, you will have continued complimentary access to your McAfee service for as long as you remain on an eligible AOL Advantage Plan.

FAQs


Am I eligible for McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL?

All members on the AOL Support Plus plan, as well as dial-up users on the AOL Advantage Essentials, AOL Advantage Plus and AOL Advantage Premium plans with unlimited dial-up access, are eligible for McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL.

How do I get McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL?

We will send you an email to let you know when this feature becomes available to you, along with instructions on how to activate this valuable benefit in Fall 2011. If you are already eligible, download your McAfee security software today at daol.aol.com/security/mcafee on up to three computers.

How long does my McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL benefit last?

Once you’ve successfully downloaded your McAfee security software at daol.aol.com/security/mcafee, you will have continued access to this service for as long as you remain on an eligible AOL Advantage Plan.

How many personal computers can I protect with my McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL benefit?

You can download McAfee VirusScan Plus -- Special Edition from AOL on up to three of your personal computers.

Note: McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL is not available for Mac.

Will I lose McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL if I change my AOL Advantage Plan or cancel AOL?

Yes. If you move to an AOL Advantage Plan that does not offer McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL as a benefit, you will lose this service. This also applies if you cancel AOL or move to a Free AOL account.

What are the benefits to McAfee VirusScan Plus – Special Edition from AOL?

McAfee VirusScan Plus– Special edition from AOL provides comprehensive protection against the latest online threats for up to three computers in three important ways:

  • Guards your PC with anti-virus software
  • Blocks potentially unwanted programs with anti-spyware
  • Helps stop hackers in their tracks with a powerful firewall


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Last updated: 04-20-2012
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