McAfee Internet Security

Delivering comprehensive, award-winning PC security to freely explore online

McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company and together with Acer we are committed to relentlessly tackling the world’s toughest security challenges to allow users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop on the web more securely.

Everyday over 6000 new threats are discovered, McAfee works relentlessly to ensure our customers’ systems remain protected with proactive solutions being deployed almost instantly enabling users to safely connect, browse and shop on the web more securely.

  • Family Internet Safety
    As parents you want your children to be safe online.
  • Safe Online Shopping
    Shopping online can be risky business...
  • Safe Searching
    Online safety is a global issue, and the level of threat varies by country.

Protect your computer

The McAfee® Internet Security software comes pre-installed on every Acer Laptop and Desktop PC. All you need to do is to complete the activation form by following the on-screen instructions. Once activated, McAfee Internet Security will automatically provide the latest security and feature updates and will scan your computer and remove any existing spyware or viruses. Just follow these easy steps to activate your free trial:

Launch the preinstalled McAfee software
  • Click on the McAfee® icon on your Acer laptop or desktop PC to launch your pre-installed McAfee Internet Security software. You can find the McAfee icon on your computer desktop, in the system tray, or in the "Program" files
Complete the activation form
  • After accepting the end-user license agreement, simply create a user name and password and follow the final steps to instantly activate your McAfee® Internet Security 60-day free trial. Please note that your computer must be connected to the Internet in order to activate your free trial as well as to receive the automatic updates.
Extend your subscription at the end of the trial period
  • You will be reminded when your 60-day free trial is about to expire. Follow the on-screen instructions to extend your subscription of McAfee® Internet Security to ensure your Acer PC always has up-to-date protection.

Security Terms

Virus Spyware Spam Phishing Trojan Horse

Virus Information

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