How do I manually update McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL?

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How do I manually update McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL?

Updating the McAfee software was never this easy. Just follow some simple steps given below.

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The instructions given below are for the older version of McAfee.

To manually update McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL using the Programs menu
1. Right-click the Windows taskbar, and then click Start Task Manager or Task Manager.

2. Click the Processes tab.

3. Right-click mcupdui.exe from the list, and then click End Process.

4. Click End Process.

Note: If you are using Windows XP, click Yes.

5. Close the Windows Task Manager window.

6. Click Start, click All Programs or Programs, click McAfee, and then click McAfee SecurityCenter.

7. If you are using Basic Menu, click the Update link, and then click Update.

Note: If you are using Advanced Menu, click Update.

8. When prompted, click OK.

Notes:

  • An animated icon indicating that updates are being installed appears on your Windows taskbar. Once the update is complete, the icon automatically disappears.

  • If there are no updates available, click OK.

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To manually update McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition from AOL using the system tray icon
1. Right-click the Windows taskbar, and then click Start Task Manager or Task Manager.

2. Click the Processes tab.

3. Right-click mcupdui.exe from the list, and then click End Process.

4. Click End Process.

Note: If you are using Windows XP, click Yes.

5. Close the Windows Task Manager window.

6. On the Windows taskbar, next to the clock, right-click the M icon, and then click Updates.

7. When prompted, click OK.

Notes:

  • An animated icon indicating that updates are being installed appears on your Windows taskbar. Once the update is complete, the icon automatically disappears.

  • If there are no updates available, click OK.

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Last updated: 08-11-2011
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