As of October 14, 2013, AOL released McAfee SecurityCenter version 12.8. If you’ve installed McAfee from AOL after October 14, 2013 you currently have version 12.8.

If you are unsure of your current version of McAfee please read the directions below.

To determine the version of McAfee installed on your computer

  • In the Windows taskbar, click Start, select All Programs, select McAfee, and then click McAfee SecurityCenter.
  • You can tell the difference between McAfee versions by looking at the Home screen.

If your McAfee Home screen does not look like the one above, you must upgrade to McAfee 12.8. To upgrade to McAfee SecurityCenter version 12.8, check out our help article How do I upgrade my McAfee Internet Security Suite - Special edition