McAfee Security Center is not protecting me

  Zebrapec 19:44 15 Dec 08

Just got a new laptop (two weeks ago)and the McAfee came with it and 60 days free. However, today a icon came up saying I was not protected anymore, and to register but everytime I try to register it says 'enter your e-mail address and password' when I ask for a password to be e-mailed to me it says 'I'm already registered' so I keep going round in circles. As the help line is not open to 9am tomorrow, can someone help now please, so I can get some protection from virus.

  brundle 19:50 15 Dec 08

Get rid of it, even if you only put a 30 day trial of Kaspersky,Norton,NOD32 on there while you decide what to go for. Download the removal tool click here (yes you can remove it using the ordinary Add/Remove Programs method if you like) and your chosen replacement antivirus product (some here; click here) . Disconnect from the net, run the removal tool, reboot, install replacement, reboot, reconnect to the net. This thread is a good read; click here

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