Learn about McAfee Internet Security and how it can protect your computer against malware and viruses. McAfee Internet Security is Shaw's malware solution. It is available to all Shaw Internet customers. Please review the following documents for help and support on how to install and understand the McAfee Internet Security program.
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McAfee Internet Security Support Articles
Browse the following Support Articles on McAfee Internet Security to learn everything from installing McAfee Internet Security to using various features including running a virus scan.
Did You Know?
McAfee Internet Security is a complete virus and online protection suite which is supported by McAfee and available free of charge as an additional benefit included with your Shaw Internet service.
Learn More: Free McAfee Internet Security with Shaw Internet Services
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Here is a look at the system requirements for McAfee Internet Security.
Windows 8 / 8.1
Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit) with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Windows XP (32 bit) with Service pack 3 or higher
Windows Vista (32 bit and 64 bit) with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher
*Note: We currently do not support any Apple products, including Mac
1 GHz processor or higher
512 MB RAM or higher for Windows XP
2 GB RAM for Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
500 MB of available free drive space
|Supported Browsers for McAfee WebAdvisor for Vista and newer|
(Windows XP users will continue to see the existing SiteAdvisor toolbar, available in Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, and Chrome)
|Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or later|
Mozilla Firefox (latest build)
Google Chrome (latest build)
|Supported Email Programs||POP3 - Windows Mail, Microsoft Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook, Netscape, IncrediMail, Thunderbird|
MAPI - Outlook
Web - MSN/Hotmail, or email account with POP3 access
|Required for Anti-Spam Toolbar Plug-In||Outlook Express 6.0 or later|
Microsoft Outlook 2000 or later
Thunderbird 1.5 or later
Anti-Spam also supports any other POP3 email client (without SSL) and web accounts
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