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Windows 7: McAfee not compatible with W7?

20 Dec 2009   #1
teknobiologist

windows 2007
 
 
McAfee not compatible with W7?

Hello,

I just installed my Windows 7 completely, but when I tried installing my Mcaffee ANTIVIRUS, I GOT AN ERROR MESSAGE. Pls help.

Teknobiologist


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20 Dec 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Well, what version did you try to install??
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20 Dec 2009   #3
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

I used to have McAfee Virus Scan Plus on my Windows 7 32-bit.
And it runned without problems.
So, as Tews already asked which McAfee product and version are you trying to install?

EDIT: And what did error massage say?
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20 Dec 2009   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by teknobiologist View Post
Hello,

I just installed my Windows 7 completely, but when I tried installing my Mcaffee ANTIVIRUS, I GOT AN ERROR MESSAGE. Pls help.

Teknobiologist
Im using windows 7 HP 64 bit. I have Mcafee AntiVirus, there is not problem. It runs great.
If 64 bit is compatible, I am pretty sure that 32 bit is as well.

Remove your firewall, if any and try to install again.
I can assume that you did not try to install another A/V first and you do not have another A/V?
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20 Dec 2009   #5
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by teknobiologist View Post
Hello,

I just installed my Windows 7 completely, but when I tried installing my Mcaffee ANTIVIRUS, I GOT AN ERROR MESSAGE. Pls help.

Teknobiologist
Was running McAfee from my initial Win7 install. It works perfectly withh Win7.
Hope the firewall is the issue or maybe you may need to "Install as Administrator"
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20 Dec 2009   #6
teknobiologist

windows 2007
 
 
Mcaffee V.5

My mcaffee is v8.5
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20 Dec 2009   #7
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by teknobiologist View Post
Hello,

I just installed my Windows 7 completely, but when I tried installing my Mcaffee ANTIVIRUS, I GOT AN ERROR MESSAGE. Pls help.

Teknobiologist
It would be helpful if you could fill-in some hardware stats so we can see what hardware you have. Also have you upgraded to the newest McAfee? I'm not sure if you have the latest version.
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21 Dec 2009   #8
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Please answer all asked questions:
1. Was it clean windows 7 install or upgrade?
2. your OS is 32-bit or 64-bit?
3. Did you have AV before it?
If yes, Have you uninstalled it first?
*If yes, Have you uninstalled it with the manufacturer product removal tool?
4. What other security application are you using?
5. Were you installing with Adminstrator account?
6. What did error say? (not compatible? permission denied? what exactly did it say?)
7. Please fill in your system specs as IggyAZ asked. (here: https://www.sevenforums.com/profile.php?do=extra)

We will try to help you, but it will be easier for us, if we knew what problem exactly we are facing
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21 Dec 2009   #9
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Try the latest version. Mcafee 8.5 doesnt work with Win7.
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21 Dec 2009   #10
teknobiologist

windows 2007
 
 

ah ok, now i know, i got the old edition of Mcaffee, thanks a lot guys!
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