McAfee Antivirus Plus is one of the top rated antivirus programs that provides complete protection against malware, fraud sites, and cyber criminals. The interface has been left untouched for the last couple of years, but this year McAfee to suit Windows 10 users have revamped the UI for the entire 2020 lineup, which includes Antivirus Plus, Internet Security and Total Security.
The official promo below will activate full unrestricted access to McAfee Antivirus Plus with the latest updates free for 180 days. You do not need to enter any license / serial number to activate your free subscription.
The program now features a tabbed interface and the default “Home” tab displays the current protection status, with links to quickly launch a scan, remove browsing traces, and update third party apps. You can change the default behavior or schedule to carry out these tasks on a set period by digging into the setting/schedule option available inside each module.
In addition, McAfee bundles some handy tools such as, the ‘Shredder’ to securely delete your sensitive data, ‘Network Monitor’ to scan for devices attached to your local area network, ‘QuickClean’ to get rid of junk files, and ‘Vulnerability Scanner’ to check critical windows settings.
SiteAdvisor in web browser has been replaced with WebAdvisor, which does more than just show ratings of websites and URLs. WebAdvisor performs a complete analysis of the current website or URL for threats. If there is any active phishing attempt on that page, WebAdvisor will instantly notify you, even if that URL has not been blacklisted on the database.
Firewall protection is somewhat unheard of in Antivirus suits, but this is where McAfee and a few other security companies stand out. The firewall protection provides adequate protection for home users. You have the option to shield all your open ports from incoming connections.
You also get Web Spam filter with McAfee Antivirus Plus. Is that why they call it Antivirus plus? The short answer is no. McAfee Antivirus Plus actually protects multiple devices compared to the Antivirus edition without the ‘Plus’ that protects only a single PC.
With McAfee Antivirus Plus, you will be able to protect all of your PCs, Macs, Smartphones and Tablets (Android and iOS) with the same license.
Grab Your Free Six Months Serial
McAfee is hosting a special offer that provides new users of McAfee Antivirus Plus with six months (180 days) of free subscription. The following steps will guide you through the registration process (Please make sure to use a new email address for this promotion if you are an existing McAfee user)
- Visit the Promotion Page of McAfee Antivirus Plus 2020.
- Under 6-Month Trial click on the ‘Download‘ button.
- Enter your email address and password to create your account, then hit ‘Continue’.
- You will be asked to review your order, make sure your total cart value is ‘FREE’, then hit ‘Place My Order’.
- On the purchase receipt page, hit ‘Get My Trial’.
- Hit ‘Download’ and accept the terms and conditions of McAfee’s end user license agreement.
The special online-installer will be downloaded on to your system. The promo code is embedded into this installer, and therefore your free six-months subscription should be automatically activated upon installation.