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How can the Users Install McAfee for Mac?

The users may install McAfee for Mac in the steps stated below. By following the steps stated below , the users will be able to install McAfee Mac.

Listed steps will assist the users to install McAfee for Mac.


  • The user needs to open the folder which the user has downloaded the McAfee-MacInstaller-3.x.dmg file to. Once the user finds the folder, then the user needs to double-click it to open it.
  • Then the user needs to double-click the McAfee-MacInstaller-3.x.dmg file.
  • Thereafter the user needs to double-click the McAfee-MacInstaller icon to start the installation.
  • The user needs to click the open button where in the user sees a warning that the installer has been downloaded from the Internet.
  • Then the user may type in the Mac administrator credentials if prompted or asked. These steps will help the user to install McAfee.
  • The users may type in the Serial Number that the user has made a note of in the appropriate field in the installer window, then the user needs to wait while the Installer downloads, scans the computer, and then installs the product(s).
  • Then the user needs to follow the on-screen instructions in order to activate the software and then click the Finish option in order to complete the installation.
  • The users may click on the option of Trust when Safari requests the user to trust the SiteAdvisor extension.
  • There will be a warning pop-up message that will be displayed by the firewall running on the Mac on the first installation of McAfee Internet Security.
  • If the user sees a message and the user is setting up the PC in a home network, then the users may select the option of Home or work.
  • Once when the complete installation is complete, the McAfee firewall will create a default network rule in case the user does not sees the pop-up message, or if the user has not set the network type to Home or Work.


These are some of the steps that the user has to follow in order to install McAfee antivirus.