How To Turn Off McAfee Firewall?

 How To Turn Off McAfee Firewall?

McAfee Antivirus is a software that protects your device from unknown threats. Disabling the firewall on your McAfee Antivirus software makes your device vulnerable to threats. While you are installing a trusted third-party software, if the antivirus program blocks the installation process, you can turn off McAfee firewall using the below-mentioned steps.

For windows computers:

  • Click the Start menu available at the bottom-left corner of the screen and type 'mcafee' in the search panel.
  • Press the Enter key and give a double-click on the McAfee Antivirus app from the search result.
  • Once the McAfee Antivirus software is launched, click the PC Security tab at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and select Real-Time Scanning.
  • On the right side of the window, click the Turn Off button in the Real-Time Scanning section.
  • Select the time limit for the firewall to be disabled from the 'When do you want to resume Real-Time Scanning' drop-down menu.
  • The firewall will be turned on automatically when the time limit gets over.
  • If you wish to enable the McAfee firewall manually, select the Never option from the 'When do you want to resume Real-Time Scanning' drop-down menu?
  • Using the same procedure, turn off McAfee firewall, Automatic Updates, and Scheduled scans features.

For Macintosh:

  • On your Mac, click the McAfee icon at the top-right corner of the screen to launch the McAfee software.
  • Click the Home tab and select the Settings icon at the top-right corner of the Home tab.
  • From the drop-down menu, select the Real-Time Scanning option.
  • Next, click the Lock icon at the bottom-left corner of the window and toggle off the Real-Time Scanning button.
  • If prompted, enter your Mac administrator password in the required field.
  • Close the Real-Time Scanning window and follow the same procedure to turn off the Firewall, Automatic Updates, and Scheduled scans features.
  • Also, disable the McAfee SiteAdvisor program.
  • Now, you suceessfully turn off McAfee firewall on your Mac.

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