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On 29th march 2008 i purchased on line a mcafee anti virus security system. i seem to have installed the system right up to the instruction to down load but the down load did not seem to operate. the same day i received email from informing me that i should complete the down load and saying that i should go to http://uk.mcafee.com/root/dashboard.asp?affid=0 however this site does not give any download help i continue to get pop ups that indicate tht my computer is not protected. PLEASE ADVISE 1) Am i down loaded to mcafee? 2) is my computer protected or not? 3)if not, how do i complete the installation and down load? 4)how do i remove the pop ups if and when iam correctly installed

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Try uninstalling it and reinstalling it one more time and see if that fixes your problem, if not let me know and I will help you with this process. thank you

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HI,

The first thing is that your computer is not at all protected.You will have to download the program by logging into you account with the user name and the password provided from the link you have given here.Once you are logged in then just download the program then install it.Once you have successfully finished installing it.The pop up message given by the Microsoft Window's will disappear automatically.

Goodluck..

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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    I also want you to got to the control panel first then then click on Security Center and click on virus protection and see the recommendations given by them.It can also be possible that you have installed your antivirus but you have not updated it.So if there is an update problem you can just update your antivirus by selecting an update option in it and your problem will be solved.

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Follow these steps..

First thing go to "control panel" chose "security centre" over there the 3rd option is "virus protection" choose recommendations and check the box which says "i will manage the virus myself..."

Then on the system tray u will see a Mcafee icon, right click that and say update...

Thankyou

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That pop up is actually an update for your mcafee you can get rid of the popup by disabling auto upgrade detection or on upgrade center or turn off popup from your browser. by blocking pop-up window. go to preferences of you browser and disable pop-up windows.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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