If you wish to remove your current anti-virus program and install McAfee Anti-Virus from Boston University, you MUST uninstall your current anti-virus program BEFORE you install McAfee Anti-Virus. Having more than one anti-virus program installed on your computer will cause severe problems.

Uninstall Current Anti-Virus and Install McAfee Anti-Virus

  1. Save the McAfee Anti-Virus software to your computer’s Desktop.
  2. In the Dock (located at the bottom of your screen) click on the Finder.
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  3. Type the name of your anti-virus program (i.e. Norton, Symantec, etc.) in the Finder’s search feature (in the upper right corner of the screen).
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  4. For each listing you see for your anti-virus program, click and drag the program icon to your Trash.
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  5. Empty your Trash.
  6. Repeat steps 1 through 4 if there are any variants of your anti-virus program’s name.
  7. Restart your computer and then install the McAfee Anti-Virus software downloaded in Step #1.
  8. Proceed to the connection test.