McAfee AntiVirus Plus

McAfee AntiVirus Plus

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 710 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2015
  • Total Downloads:
    7,483,817
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 24, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $34.99 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    130.67MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,725
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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McAfee Internet Security 2013 is one of the available tiers in McAfee's 2013 suite of security products, for which McAfee Internet Security 2013 includes all of the features of McAfee All Access 2013, excepting McAfee SafeKey, McAfee All Access, online cloud features, tablet/mac support, social-network protection, hacker/thief protection, identity protection, spam blocking, and family protections.

Read the full review of McAfee's 2013 security software on the McAfee All Access 2013 product page. The rating for McAfee Antivirus Plus 2013 is independent of the rating for McAfee All Access 2013.

 
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    5.0

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    out of 710 votes

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5 stars

"A current review not based on the past"

October 27, 2014  |  By BigDsPC

 |  Version: McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2015

Pros

Easy to install.
Does not slow down my computer.
Does not cause lock-ups or random restarts.
Good detection and removal.

Cons

I did some downloads of known viruses and felt it could have detected them sooner. It finally detected them so all is well that ends well I suppose.

Summary

I have been running a small PC repair business out of my home and felt the need to test different Security programs. Found some great deals on Newegg and decided to buy a few different programs and give them a try. Here is what I discovered. Test system: Windows 8.1 PRO. i7 CPU, 8GB of RAM, SSD boot drive, mechanical back-up drive. First I tried Vipre Antivirus 2014. I felt it was a bit intrusive and it slowed down my PC a tad bit. Decided to keep and install on my daughters PC. I then tried Webroot SecureAnywhere 2015. This one was fast, not very intrusive but, it caused blue screen of death restarts. Happened several times over several days. Didn't feel like finding the reason and removed. BSOD issues stopped once it was removed. Next was BitDefender Internet Security. Great detection rate but felt intrusive and my PC became sluggish at times. Plus, kind of expensive unless you find a screaming deal as I did. I then tried Qihoo 360 Total Security. This seemed awesome at first. No slow downs, fast install, detection rate seemed good but then came my research. All of the bad press I found on Google turned me off quickly. Felt secure from viruses but got the impression I installed a doorway for Qihoo to spy or steal from me. Paranoid? Perhaps. Bottom line, I ended up being very comfortable with this version of McAfee. The bad reviews from the past may have been warranted, but, this version felt like a much improved product. I'm going to keep this version for the 12 months I paid for and see what happens. I may renew it. All I can say is, don't let all the bad reviews from the past turn you off of McAfee. I'm starting to believe that Intel is finally getting their act together with this. NO, I do not work for Intel, McAfee or any other software company. Just my opinion and I thought it might be helpful to others. Thank you

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2015
Improved malware protection and an optimized user experience.
General
Publisher McAfee
Publisher web site http://home.mcafee.com/
Release Date September 24, 2014
Date Added September 24, 2014
Version 2015
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 130.67MB
File Name offer.aspx
Popularity
Total Downloads 7,483,817
Downloads Last Week 1,725
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $34.99

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