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How do I get the free security software that is offered with Internet service?

McAfee AntiVirus System Requirements

Category System Requirements
Operating system
  • Windows XP: 32-bit only (Service Pack 3)
  • Windows Vista: 32-bit and 64-bit (Service Pack 1)
  • Windows 7: 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 8: 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 10: 32-bit and 64-bit
Processor 1 gigahertz
Memory (RAM)
  • Windows XP: 512 megabytes (MB)
  • Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista: 1 gigabyte
Free hard drive space 500 MB
Video resolution 800 X 600 pixels or higher
  • Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • Firefox 3.5 or later
  • Google Chrome

An Internet connection is required, and a high-speed connection is recommended.

To download McAfee AntiVirus

  1. Go to https://webmaildata.rr.com/mcafee/register/.
  2. Enter your Email Address and its password in the provided fields and click Continue.
    • This must be your username@[div].rr.com email address from your Spectrum email account.
    • You can recover your email if you do not remember it.
  3. If you previously registered your McAfee account through Bright House Networks, skip to Step 5.
  4. On the Create Your McAfee Account page, enter the required information to create a McAfee Online account:
    • First Name (should pre-fill)
    • Last Name (should pre-fill)
    • Email Address (should pre-fill from your Email Address)
    • Password (requires re-entry to confirm)
  5. Click Download Now. Follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the desired product.
    • For technical support for McAfee AntiVirus, visit the McAfee website.
  6. Click I Agree to continue. The Download Your McAfee Software page displays.
  7. Click Download. Click Run in the Security Warning dialog boxes that appear.
  8. Re-enter the Cable Internet Email Address and Cable Internet Email Password, then click Continue.
    • If you cannot login, navigate to the McAfee site to update your login information. Enter the same username and password that you did in Step 2. Then attempt to login again.
  9. Once the download is complete, click Complete (Recommended).

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