If you want to get rid of McAfee popups this post for you to follow all instructions step by step:-
Life has become so digital, almost everything can be done digitally, smartphones and laptops are as essential as the basic necessities, Thanks to covid-19 as well. For so long we were confined to the four walls of our houses, working from home, Online education, getting the groceries and essentials delivered at the doorstep, and whatnot. Life does not stop, what has to be done has to be done. So many of us were not this technology-friendly a year back as we are now. What choice did we have? Our survival was threatened, going digital somehow saved us. We excitedly came forward to this new world of digital.
Even before this pandemic, the world was going through the fourth industrial revolution. The revolution of artificial intelligence. The world was bound to go digital but can not disagree that covid-19 fastened the process. At the end of the day, Here we are, Still dealing with covid but a little more comfortable in this online digital world, trying to find our place.
When the world was offline, crime was happening on the streets, roads, shopping malls. Now, if the world would shift somewhere else, the crimes would shift there as well. Did you forget, criminals are amongst us only? Well, they are trying to find their space in the digital world at the cost of innocents.
As digitization increased, cybercrimes increased. Innocents were lured to click on catchy phrases and links which installed unwanted viruses etc. in the system of users. The virus would damage some files or block some content from the device. It would ask you ransom to open your own file. It would leak your data somewhere else (Remember, data is the gold of this century). The virus leaked the sensitive information of the users at all unwanted places. At the end of the day, the virus made the digital world a little risky. How is one supposed to know which link or which popup can install a virus in the system.
Here came the role of the antiviruses. To save yourself from this chaos that might make you lose your data, always have some sort of antivirus in your system. It scans your system, always lets you know if there is some problem or unwanted files that you should keep a check on, and warns you in case you are about to install something risky.
One of the many antiviruses available is McAfee antivirus, which proved itself to be really efficient in this whole cybercrime world but again, it has its own problems.
Whenever you switch on the system, the popups of McAfee are very annoying. McAfee popups every time. Not only every time but also not exaggerating every 10-15 minutes. And Oh God, this is so annoying. I can feel you. But here I know how to get rid of McAfee popups. I have a solution for you to turn off those pop-ups in windows 10 and chrome. But in case you already have turned it off, you want the to show again(you might be having your personal reasons for that I believe), I will help you with that as well. Just follow the steps below.
Step by step procedure to stop McAfee popups on windows 10
Step1- Switch on your system, refresh it a few times to have it easy going.
Step2- Go into the search bar of the system and search for McAfee.
Step3- Open the McAfee application.
Step4- Top right on the ‘Home’ page of the application, click on ‘Navigation’ just below home.
Step5- Left most under the settings option, click on the ‘General settings and alerts’.
Step6- Click on ‘Informational alerts’ under General settings and alerts.
Step7- Uncheck the box which says ‘Show informational alerts when’
And it’s done.
How to turn off the Mcafee popup blocker-
Follow the above until step 6
Step7- Check the box which says ‘Show informational alerts when’
You can customize this accordingly if interested by checking or unchecking the boxes that you see below the option.
Step by Step procedure to stop McAfee on google chrome-
Step1- Switch on your system.
Step2- Go to the control panel of your system.
Step3- Search for programs and under them click on ‘Uninstall a program’.
Step4- If you can see Mcafee as a program installed on your computer, uninstall it, if not then it proves that the popups you are getting are a browser problem, not an application problem.
Step6- Once making sure there is no McAfee software installed in your system, open your chrome.
Step7- Click on the right topmost three dots on the home page.
Step8- Go to the settings.
Step9- Move to the bottom and click on ‘Advanced’.
Step10- Move to the bottom again and click on ‘Restore settings to their original defaults.
Step11- Reboot your system.
And you will be gone with those pop-ups.
Enjoy the digital world safely without getting irritated now.