tl;dr - Has anyone experienced the free trial ending earlier than the listed expiration date and without warning? And does McAfee set the expiration date 50+ years in the past to force an early expiration (if not, then my computer may have been hacked)?
We are truly sorry for the inconvenience. The subscription date which was showing as 50+ years past may be due to synchronizing issue with subscription.
Kindly ensure McAfee is up to date and usually you will be notified before the trial period expiry with the prompts on your PC. If issue still persists perform re installation and check issue status.
Thanks for the reply. I had applied all of the available antivirus updates on the 1-day that I had the software running on two machines. My desktop said all updates had been applied and that my machine was protected. I turned off my desktop with everything working fine and when I woke up the mcafee software thought my expiration date was 12-31-1969. I couldn't apply any updates at that point because the software was expired.
I have since upgraded my software but that 12-31-1969 expiration date has to be some kind of software glitch. The date on my machine is accurate.
Also, after I purchased the license my expiration date was more than 365 days (> 1yr). I appreciate the extra 20 days but ending my trial without warning was a hassle because I need an active antivirus app for work.
It happened again. I stepped away from my desktop for about 40mins and when I logged back into my laptop the expiration date was set to 12/31/1969 again. Because the expiration date was 12-31-1969, all of the services were turn off. There was no option to log out of McAfee so I rebooted my machine and the activation date returned to normal with the services running.
I need someone from support to take a look at this. A screenshot is attached