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Can I install my software on more than one PC?


Can I install my software on more than one PC?

Affected Suites:
Affected Products:
Affected Operating Systems:

Total Protection
Internet Security Suite
McAfee AntiVirus Plus

Data Backup
Personal Firewall
Privacy Service
Wireless Protection

Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8



Unless otherwise stated (such as any 3-User McAfee  license), you can only install your subscription/license on one computer at a time. If you want to install a McAfee product on an additional computers, you must purchase additional licenses. This information is also stated in the McAfee End User License Agreement. You can read the entire McAfee User License Agreement at http://us.mcafee.com/root/aboutUs.asp?id=eula.   You can purchase additional licenses by selecting Add more PCs during the purchase process.  You can also add additional licenses later. Those licenses will expire at the same time as the original subscription.

To Purchase multi-user license McAfee software, please visit our website at http://us.mcafee.com/root/catalog.asp.


Download and install your product

When you first purchase a downloadable McAfee product, you will receive an email containing a link to download the product.

  1. Click the link contained in the email from mcafee.com or mcafeestore.com.
  2. On the download window, select Save.
  3. Select the location to save the file and click OK.

    NOTE: Note the location that you save the file in case you need to reinstall at a later date. McAfee recommends that you save the file to your desktop.

  4. After the file has been downloaded and saved to your computer, locate the file and double-click it to begin installation.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.


If you purchase a multiple user license, you only need one email address for the initial registration. Each registration must be done on the computer that the software will be used on. If you need to know how to register your product, you can read the instructions at http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=CS40045&lc=1033.

Last Modified: 10/01/09
Modified by: Fcamacho

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