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Installing McAfee Family Protection for Windows Powered by McAfee®

Last Updated: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

View the steps to install McAfee Family Protection for Windows.

Solution

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.
 

For more information on what this means, see Understanding Digital Identities and Account Types.

Where you are in the process...

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McAfee security software is compatible with Windows 8. Customers may be prompted to reboot their computers after installing this operating system. Click here if you are running Mac OS X.
After activating McAfee Family Protection on the Cox Internet Tools page, you will be forwarded to McAfee website to download the installation package.
1

On the Family Protection tab, click the Download button for McAfee Family Protection.
 

highlights Download button
 

If you have previously installed this software, the Download button will result in an error.

2

Review the License Agreement, and then click I Agree.
 

 End User License Agreement

3

Click Start Download.
 

Start Download page

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.
4

Once the download has completed, the InstallShield Wizard will run. Click Next.
 

highlights Next button

5

After reviewing the End User License Agreement, select I accept the terms of the license agreement, and then click Next.
 

highlights I accept the terms of the license agreement, Next button

6

Click Install.
 

highlights Install button

7

Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now and then click Finish.
 

highlights Yes, I want to restart, Finish button

8

After reboot, enter the primary account User ID or Email address, and Password used to sign in to Cox.com to activate McAfee Family Protection. 
 

highlights Email Address and Password

9

Click the close this window link.

Result: McAfee Family Protection is now installed on your computer. 
 

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Additional Support

Now that you have installed McAfee Family Protection, you are ready to start taking advantage of all of its features. If you require additional support, click the button below.
 

Additional Support


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