ive perchased a dell inspiron n5010 laptop with mcafee security center .
i was told to activate the product , but when i tried to do that it did not get activated .
my university has a proxy server , if that is a problem then how to solve that . if not then wgat to do .
please help me as i have to activate it by end of this month .
McAfee products fail to activate/update when a proxy server requires you to enter a user name and password for authentication. Some Proxy servers are configured to require authentication with a username and password before allowing any network traffic through. While this is a valid configuration, McAfee products are unable to authenticate to the proxy server. This causes product updates to fail. Hence, you need to disable the proxy server or choose a different network without proxy for the consumer products to work