Reviews and Problems with McAfee Internet Security
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Albert T., Newegg
5 April 2015
Pros: It came free with purchase of some piece of hardware I bought
Cons: Everything. This is the absolute worst antivirus program on the market. I loads everything on the front end, so it makes your pc crawl. I constantly am working on pc's that have McAfee and have major virus issues. since it was free, at least I have a gift to give someone I really dislike. There a...
Summary: Does NOT need to come as a "free gift". Please send a "free gift" that we can actually use.
Pros: Great for novice user who have no idea of what a virus or malware is.
Cons: Complete rubbish, waste of money, and does nothing more than take up too much space. There is free software out there that works a lot better than this and takes up a fraction of the space and resources needed.
Summary: I've used this company's garbage off and on throughout the years. It's always been a hit or miss. If it weren't for the rebates making it free, I'd never buy their software. This version was a miss. Oh well, all I had to pay for was a stamp to mail out the rebate.
Pros: Can't give any "pros" for this piece of junk. See cons below.
Cons: After installing this program, it began to run a file in the background on my system non-stop about a week later. My computer began slow so much that the mouse would pause while moving it around - repeatedly! Everything slowed on my system until I uninstalled McAfee IS. Pretty safe to say that th...
Summary: McAfee charged me without authorization on renewal, but luckily I got them to credit my card. I have been trying unsuccessfully to remove this program completely from my computer. Can anyone help me? 405-282-4056. If you call McAfee for removal help they put you on hold then cut you off. Their cust.
Summary: I uploaded this "software" on my laptop, my wife's laptop, and my kid's desktop. They were all running fine, but figured to start the school year off safe. Soon after, my kids computer and my laptop were infected with maliciousware and my wife's computer was running very slow.
I called them.