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- Click the Start menu button on the Windows taskbar.
- Click Run... on this menu.
- If the computer is holding a current IP address, type 'cmd' (without the quotes) in the text box that appears. A command prompt window appears on the screen.
- Type 'ipconfig' (without the quotes) to view the status of the computer's IP address(es).
- If the computer is holding a current IP address, type 'ipconfig /release' to let go of the address.
- type 'ipconfig /flushdns' to let go of the address.
- Type 'ipconfig /renew' to obtain a new IP address (whether or not the computer is holding a current address).
- then try updating the mcafee .
- Click Start, Settings, and select Control Panel.
- Double-click Network Connections.
- Right-click the Network Connection icon and select Properties.
- Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties.
- Verify that your settings are identical to those displayed below. If they are not, make the necessary changes and click OK.
- after that : follow the below steps:
- Click Start, Search, type cmd.exe, and press ENTER.
- In the Search Results window, right-click cmd.exe and select Run As Administrator.
- In the command prompt window, type:
- Press ENTER.
- When the command prompt is returned, type:
- Press ENTER.
- Close the command prompt window.
- Then update mcafee . and check the ping reply for download.mcafee.com
Setting the dns back to obtain automatically was able to fix the update problem. After the update, I scanned the machine and removed 5 viruses. Thanks.