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McAfee Review: Is McAfee any Good?

Without a doubt, McAfee is one of the most respected and reliable brands in the world of antivirus protection programs. It is able to protect your computers and devices from current threats.

The main disadvantages of McAfee products are the unfair "pressure" they exert on their device and the average real-time protection. But here too, the prices are competitive. And antispam, parental controls and the True Key application only add to the overall appeal.

Since international hackers steal bitcoins with incomprehensible applications and transmit viruses to our devices to access confidential data, today it is very important to use modern solutions to protect us.

Windows 10 and the latest Mac OS offer enhanced security measures, but they are not enough, especially if you are connected to the Internet 24/7. McAfee is undoubtedly one of the most popular antivirus programs, and to cause. This antivirus is easy to use, support is excellent and prices are affordable.

The company was founded more than three decades ago and has always enjoyed an excellent reputation. As a subsidiary of Intel, the famous American technology group, the company has all the resources to ensure the best possible protection.

It is one of the top five antivirus manufacturers since 2014 and has a global market share of 5.7%. Many clues of tycoons around the world rely on McAfee to protect their valuable data.

Or is it time to focus on other antivirus providers such as Kaspersky or Bitdefender? Read our comprehensive McAfee test and find out!

Reliability and security:
Of course, the biggest concern regarding antivirus protection is security. There are generally two areas in which they must prove themselves. This includes regular virus scans and much more advanced and complicated real-time protection when copying data to your operating system.

McAfee impressed or disappointed? According to several reputable third-party providers specialized in testing several antivirus packages, McAfee Security is one of the leading providers of conventional virus detection.

McAfee performance:
Detection rates are undoubtedly critical, but overall performance also plays a key role. And when McAfee runs on your device, there is no significant drop in performance. Task Manager shows that when McAfee is active, up to 20 processes can be run in the background, but very few resources are required to run them.

In total, they occupy up to 200 MB of RAM, which is good. In terms of CPU and disk usage, Mcafee antivirus 1 pc cheap is one of the least demanding engines on the market.
Feb 13 '20 #1
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I have had not so good experience with their product. Had to contact the support every time to deactivate the license of the previous installation in case i decide to reset windows or want to use the license in a new installation. There was no option available to do such in the account settings. Plus, it was weird that the antivirus used to get uninstalled on its own multiple times. Not sure if that was because of a bug or what.
Feb 13 '20 #2
I thought to read this, but I read a few lines... End.

"Without a doubt, McAfee is one of the most respected and reliable brands in the world of antivirus protection programs. It is able to protect your computers and devices from current threats."

Yes there is doubt. And no. Strike two.

Now I see "Last edited by gits; 16 Hours Ago at 02:43 AM. Reason: remove promotional url"

Almost, but gits got you.

dev7060 : I agree and more.

Someone, please, if I may ask, remove this spam post.
Feb 14 '20 #3
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Well - i didnt feel the need to delete the entire post - of course it might have had some intention to promote a sale - but as dev7060's post already showed it might be useful to discuss experiences with that particular product. In the end it will allow readers to make decisions on their own or ask more questions. I feel that one of today's problems is a bit that people write things in a kind of absolute phrases and other people read it unable to differentiate on their own and blindly believe what they read. Letting such threads open to be commented on will allow for more additional information that will then in turn allow a reader to decide how to see the original post. So seen that post serves some other purpose as it originally might have had intended.

Feb 14 '20 #4

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