McAfee is a security program that scans your computer for malware. It also helps you check the status of your computer’s firewall, web history, and applications that are running in the background. Downloading, installing, and running this software on your computer is a simple and easy task to perform. However, there are some issues encountered by users while using the McAfee software. If you are receiving a message stating that the McAfee installation has failed on your Windows computer while installing the security software, then continue reading this page to know how to fix it.
Method 1: Running the McAfee Pre-install tool
This tool helps you resolve the installation issue easily and quickly by cleaning the temporary files that are interfering with the installation process.
Method 2: Enabling the administrator account
Improper access to run the installer file may also cause these kinds of issues. To access your Windows computer with admin rights, sign in to it using the administrator credentials. In case you have already logged into your account without admin rights, then enable the administrator account by following the instructions given below.
Method 3: Running the MCPR (McAfee Consumer Product Removal) tool
The MCPR tool helps you clear the old files of McAfee that are conflicting with the installation from your computer.