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Installing Cox Security Suite for Mac OS X
Last Updated: Thu, 01 May 2014 > Related Articles
Learn how to activate and install Cox Security Suite for Mac OS X.
As a Cox High Speed Internet Customer, you a have license to download Cox Security Suite Plus on up to 5 computers, and McAfee family protection on up to 3 computers. You must login with the primary account Holder User ID in order to use Cox Security Software.
Using Cox Security Software
Remember you can always find all the useful features of your McAfee software right on your desktop with McAfee Security Center. Just click the appropriate link in Cox Security Software Features.
Where you are in the process...
After activating Cox Security Suite Plus on the Cox Internet Tools page, you will be forwarded to McAfee website to download the installation package.
On Mac OS X, Cox Security Suite Plus is branded by McAfee as McAfee Internet Security for Mac.
On the Device Protection tab, click the Download button for McAfee Intenret Security for Mac.
If you have previously installed Cox Security Suite Plus Powered by McAfee or any trial version of McAfee on your computer, you may be prompted to purchase a new subscription from McAfee. As long as you are a Cox High Speed Internet customer your subscription to Cox Security Suite is free. We are working with McAfee to resolve this issue. If you receive a prompt to buy a new subscription, contact us so that we can ensure your copy remains free.
For additonal help see Troubleshooting Cox Security Software.
Review the License Agreement, then click I Agree.
Write down or save a copy of the serial number on this page for reference. You will be prompted to enter this serial number during installation. If you begin the download of Cox Security Software
Review the Software License Agreement, then click Continue.
You may be prompted to enter your Mac admin login information.
When prompted, enter your Mac admin Name and Password, then click OK.
After your Mac restarts, the Activation window displays. Enter your primary account holder Email Address and Password to activate McAfee Internet Security.