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Total Protection vs LiveSafe difference please help

Hi folks,

 

I have Live safe and its time to renew.  The pop up says stay protected.  It says "Dell" McAfee, and it's $59 dollars. This is from the pop up on my computer when I hit the button on the pop up.

I then go directly to the Mcafee website on my own,  and see "Total Protection" for $39 dollars.

 

I'm confused,  can anyone tell me the difference. I'm an old timer and we have two desktops in our house. That is it.

Thanks for response

 

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Re: Total Protection vs LiveSafe difference please help

Either would be ok I use Livesafe and if you not happy with renewal price call customer service and has a whinge they might offer a discount. Seems way one needs to go sometimes.
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There is no such big difference between McAfee Total protection and McAfee Livesafe, except some of the features like prices Slight variations . There is one more thing which makes a difference between the two products is Secure Cloud Storage
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Re: Total Protection vs LiveSafe difference please help

Thanks for your answer  buy I can't find anywhere on the McAfee site that compares the 2.  We don't use cloud storage.

I do use the shredder and cleaner in LiveSafe.  Is that also in Total Protection.

 

And the prices are all over the place.  There is one price for 5 devices in TP and when I sign in it is a much higher price. Why does this have to be so confusing? 

 

Also we use Windows 7.  It says they are all compatible but in the questions section it says desktop is Windows 8 and 10

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Re: Total Protection vs LiveSafe difference please help

"Microsoft doesn't plan to stop fixing security problems in Windows 7 until extended support ends. That's January 14, 2020"- so I assume McAfee should withdraw support then. Of course only McAfee can answer than for sure.

Re comparisons you mean reviews plenty those on the net but I would use the cheaper of the 2 as they are much the same. There is a 10 unit deal similar price to 1 unit for TP. Livesafe is dearer I feel as unlimited devices.

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