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Premium Antivirus Protection from the World Leader

McAfee Antivirus Plus is the newest top-of-the-line version of the famous antivirus software.

Thanks to a partnership with Intel, a large number of computers and laptops now come with a free or trial version of McAfee pre-installed, making it perhaps the world's most popular antivirus software. The question is, is it worth the $59.99 annual fee to get all the bells and whistles that are on offer?

Market Leader

With most annual antivirus software licences costing around $39.99, McAfee Antivirus Plus positions itself as a premium product. For the money, it is a solid antivirus product that includes a firewall, encryption and monitoring services, alongside a few unexpected features like a password manager and update checker.

Beyond what is expected, the greatest advantage it has over its competitors is the ability to install the software on unlimited devices. This means that the annual fee protects laptops, phones, computers and anything else with a digital pulse, bringing real value to the table.

Complete Protection

A new Virus Protection Pledge and live support show that McAfee has a renewed focus on user experience. This is a product that wants to be taken seriously after a period of time when McAfee in general was regarded as somewhat lacklustre antivirus protection, and McAfee Antivirus Plus certainly ticks most of the boxes.


  • Includes firewall, web and email protection, and more
  • Good AV database
  • Download on all your devices
  • Extra tools: file shredder and defragmenter


  • History of sub-par performance
  • Expensive

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User reviews about McAfee AntiVirus Plus

  • ashraf raza

    by ashraf raza

    nice parmorme good work with online and online so also please download this

  • Pavan Kumar

    by Pavan Kumar

    trial version is good.
    I tried using mcafee antivirus plus trial version and it is good in real time scanning.
    Pros: web advisor
    real More

  • Maqsood Akhtar

    by Maqsood Akhtar

    very useful anti virus.
    mcafee is vary use full antivirus since 1992, Every one use that for virus kill
    Pros: yes i like it

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    I believe McAfee AV is the best for protection from malware, security risks, vulnerabilities, and spam..

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Internet security protection.
    Mcafee internet security protection in simple to use on laptop pcs. It does not tak much of the pc momery so it ma More


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