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Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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Removal? It has never been there i past 6 years at least we mods have been banging our heads trying to get a copy and paste functionality in about.

Unless I have missed an option.

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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Sorry, I was unclear. At work we have McAfee VirsuScan Enterprise and at home I now have McAfee Total Protection. The former has an "About" with an excellent "copy to clipboard" button. The latter a stupid picture that you have to screen-dump.

So I think we are in total agreement, McAfee please give us  the copy button.

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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Hi , yes this is true that the disable/enable fast start up doesn't work for me, i thought it did until i booted up again and it just reappeared. i would rather turn it off completely rather than have obtrusive "adware type" pop ups.

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Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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I am getting the interface upon startup NOT using windows 10.. using windows 8.1

As a above poster commented I don't want to have to close this application EVERY time I start up the computer.. this is reason alone for me not to purchase this product in the future... please post if there is a real work around. Turning off fast start is not consistently doing it.

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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I have emailed the manager of Livesafe wait and see what he says

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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I have also been having this problem for a few days now and as all before me have only been able to stop it temporarily. I would expect it from 'Free Software' that imposes pop ups and adverts but NOT from subscription software. It is invasive and unwanted. I am prepared to uninstall and go elsewhere if this is not resolved despite almost one years subscription left.

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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I think and this only my feeling that Mcafee activated it to remind users that they are protected many get Mcafee with a laptop so do not know they are protected. OK annoying for us but mine still disabled after the re-installation here.

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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It is back after a day vanished very persistent even the reinstall failed to fix it.

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Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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Same problem here. I can't imagine the amount of people who will get really confused about the window appearing as it was witchcraft* and for no reason at all. I'd probably first think it's malware that copies the mcafee software rather than mcafee reminding me it's there.

Therefore I can hardly see it as a "feature", I guess it's more like an unintended bug. I can't imagine an UX engineer taking that decision. Moreover, why would mcafee add a "fast startup" mode when it then makes you loose time closing the app? And not making an option to disable such "feature"... Probably a bug, maybe related to some windows update.

I hope it's fixed soon, let's see what the manager replies!

It reminds me of the constant popup telling me to select the "safe search", it was really annoying... I think it's fixed because I have not seen it for a while, but I always thoight that if I didn't select the safe search, I made it on purpose. So there's no need for it to keep it reminding me (and making the default option as the selected one...). If I wanted to select it afterwards, I can find for it.

Thank you for keeping us posted peacekeeper!

*Looks like words related to m.a.g.i.c are banned in the community... ( ). Thanks again peacekeeper!

Re: Every time I start my computer the Mcafee "main" window opens

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re those words yes spammers use that word or at least used to. My boot this morning was clear strange. Fast boot was in the program for past 1 year or more

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