I recently bought a laptop, with preinstalled McAfee trial. The trial recently ended.
My dad also uses McAfee Internet Security and had a disc with a product key (3 licences)
Is it possible for me to just fill in the product key somewhere, or do I have to remove McAfee and reinstall it with the product key of my dad? All I can find in the McAfee menu's are options to buy new McAfee products, not to activate one by product key.
Uninstall in the normal manner via Control Panel, then run the MCPR removal tool linked under Useful Links above and reboot. That will remove any trial markers.
Start afresh with your Dad's version.
Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 23/10/10 1:29:37 EDT PM
It's easy believe me. That's the best way to go if you wish to avoid possible corruption of the installation.