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Trouble downloading new ant-virus software

  sm6davies 23:49 13 Mar 2020

Hi,

I downloaded a new Norton anti-virus software today ,when trying to install it I received an error message saying that i had to uninstall and old version of McAfee. When i went to uninstall the McAfee my computer wouldn't do it as i have upgraded the OS and the uninstaller needed to be updated, I tried to find an updater but couldn't locate one...

So i just moved the McAfee app and uninstaller to the Bin and emptied....when i tried to re-install Norton its still saying McAfee is there....

what can i do??

Cheers

  Pine Man 10:51 14 Mar 2020

You might want to read this before worrying too much about AV programs.

click here

  bremner 10:51 14 Mar 2020

Go to the Mac section of this link click here and remove it via Terminal

  wee eddie 17:19 15 Mar 2020

Just to explain something, which will sound logical/obvious once you know it.

Almost all Anti Virus Programs try to protect themselves against being deleted by a Villain/Virus, who find that they get in their way!

To do this, most AV's require that, in order to be deleted them, the Owner/User needs to visit the AV's home Site and download a piece of Software that is specifically designed to remove the program.

Now you know ~ Rock on!

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