Let’s Fix Different Errors We Face While Using McAfee Product

Sometimes, the user face different errors while using McAfee product. In this, blog, you will read the solution and causes of different McAfee error. For technical advice, visit to McAfee official website via mcafee.com/activate.

Method To Fix McAfee Real time scanning won’t stay on:

Method 1: Turn on real-time scanning from Security Center:

  1. First, you have to open Verizon Internet Security from McAfee window.
  2. After this, tap on Navigation option.
  3. Then from the list of menus, hit on Real-Time Scanning and tap on Turn On option.
  4. Now, go to main Security Center page and ensure Real-Time Scanning remains on.
  5. At last, you should close Security Center.

Method 2: Run McAfee Virtual Technician (MVT) Tool:

To fix error, you should run McAfee Virtual Technician (MVT) Tool which automatically fixes many errors in your software. You should download this software in your devices. When the software is downloaded, then run it in your device.

Method 3: Run oas-disabled-fix. cmd utility:

  1. First, you should download and save utility from McAfee website via www.mcafee.com/activate .
  2. After this, you should double-click on oas-disabled-fix.cmd and then Run it in your device.

Method to Fix McAfee Common Framework Returned Error fffff9bf 3:

This error occurs when you try to reschedule a task, if you click on McShield icon which is present on the system tray of McAfee window, or if you edit Properties of Auto Update option of McAfee.

Causes of this Error:

The main causes of this error are if DLL files become corrupts or missing, if registry files become corrupt or missing and also if you use an older version of VirusScan in our device.

METHOD 1: Register DLL files on McAfee Common Framework:

  1. First, you should visit to the Start button and then tap on Programs.
  2. After this, you should tap on McAfee from the list of programs.
  3. Now, you should open the VirusScan Console.
  4. Then, right-tap on Access Protection.
  5. Here, you should tap on Properties.
  6. In case, if you find Prevent McAfee services option is selected then you should deselect it.
  7. At this point, you should tap on Apply and close VirusScan Console.
  8. After that, stop the Framework services option.
  9. For this, you should visit to Start button which is located at the bottom of Desktop screen.
  10. Next, you should type Run in the search bar.
  11. It will Run windows will appear and then type services.msc and then tap on Ok.
  12. Then, right-tap on the McAfee Framework Service and tap on Stop.
  13. Just register all DLLs in Common Framework folder.
  14. Here in the search bar, you should type Run. Then, the Run window will display on your screen and then type CMD and hit on OK.
  15. At last, you should type the command in window cd \Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework and then tap on OK.

Method 2: Replace Corrupt Registry Files from your device:

 Registry files are essential for the functioning of your files. In case, these files are not present in your device, then your device will fail to perform. If the registry files are missing, then you have to replace the files from your device so that your system functions properly.

Through this way, the user can fix McAfee product error while using it. For more help, go to www.mcafee.com/activate.

How to Fix McAfee Debug Error Message?

McAfee is the great antivirus which gives cyber security to users from threat and can install in your device via www.mcafee.com/activate. But sometimes while using McAfee antivirus, users gets the McAfee Debug Error Message. So, in this blog you will get the solution to fix McAfee Debug Error Message.

Method to Enable Debug Logging:

Before solving the issue, you have to first enable debug logging on both the client and server so that you can get the additional information, which is required to solve the issue. Then, you can fix the server and client problem.

1. Set the McAfee Agent Log Level (Debug):

1. First, you should log on to the ePO console.

2. After this, you should tap on Menu, Policy, policy catalog.

3. Now from product drop down list, you have to Select McAfee agent.

4. Then from the category drop down list, you have to choose general.

5. At this point, you have to tap on the policy which you want to change.

6. Here, you need to tap on the logging tab.

7. Thereafter, you need to select the Enable option for detail logging.

8. If it is required, then change the Logfile size limit (MB) and Rollover count options.

9. At the end, you should tap on Save button.

2. Set McScript to Debug Log Level:

1. The user should first of all, press Windows + R key at the same time in order to open the Run Dialog box.

2. Now in the run box, the user should type Regedit and then hit on Enter key.

3. After this, you should go to the following key : [HKEY _LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Network Associates\ TVD\Shared Components\Framework\ ]

4. At this point, you should right-click on Framework and then choose New, DWORD 32bit Value.

5. Here in the name field, you should type the following: dwDebugScript

6. Here, you have to right-click on dwDebugScript and then choose Modify option.

7. Then in the Value Data field, you need to type 2 and then tap on OK button.

8. At the end, log writes the entries as “X” in order to confirm the debug is enabled.

Method to Resolve McAfee Debug Error Message:

  1. Enable MQM to Debug Logging :
  2. The user should first Log on to Quarantine Manager just by using the super admin account.
  3. After this, you need to choose Setting and Diagnostics option and then choose Diagnostics.
  4. Now, you should choose Debug tracing and then set it to High.
  5. Here, you need to Allow logging to take place.
  6. At this point, you should replicate the operation which caused your computer to behave unexpected.
  7. Then, you have to search the debugging output files which are listed below. These files are usually present in the MQM installation folder.
  8. At the end, you need to open the service request and then submit these files.
  9. Disable Debug Logging :
  10. To disable, you should first log on to MQM just by using the super admin account.
  11. Then, you have to choose settings and diagnostics and then select Diagnostics.
  12. Here, you have to choose debug tracing and then just set to None.
  13. At the end, you need to tap on Apply changes.

With this above method, the user can fix the McAfee Debug Error Message. For more help, you should go to McAfee site via mcafee.com/activate.

Complete Information About McAfee Web Advisor Application

McAfee Webadvisor is an application which comes along with McAfee product and can install via mcafee.com/activate. It protects your device from virus and malware. It safeguards your data from hackers on the Internet. In this blog, you will read the complete information about McAfee WebAdvisor Application.

Feature of McAfee Web Advisor Application:

  1. This application blocks the suspicious link, if you have opened in your device.
  2. It also views the downloaded items in your device, in order to view the threat in those items.
  3. The application protects your device from all the harmful elements which are there on the internet.

Method To Install Application in your Device:

McAfee Web Advisor application comes with McAfee product which you have purchased or you can download the free version.

  1. First, the user has to open the McAfee official website via www.mcafee.com/activate.
  2. After this, you should choose ‘Free Download’ option.
  3. Here, you have to open the McAfee application from your browser’s download section.
  4. Now, you have to choose ‘Yes’ option.
  5. At last, you should follow the instructions which are given on the application in order to download McAfee WebAdvisor.

Method To Block and Unblock a Website with McAfee Web Advisor Application:

Blocking and Unblocking options are not available in McAfee WebAdvisor application. But, you can block by choosing the Parental Control option and then add the website. You will find that website will not load, till you deactivate the option of Parental control.

And to unblock a website, you can do through the main application that not to block the website. For this, you should open the main application through taskbar and start option. After this, select the settings icon. Now, you have to choose the ‘Firewall’ option and then choose ‘Net Guard’ option. At this point, you should choose the address of the website which you wish to allow through setting. Then, you have to select ‘Edit, select ‘Allow’ and then select ‘Apply’ option.

Method to Delete Application Extension:

This application use browser to detect the virus and malware. It is there in browser in the form of extension and you can delete the extension.

Google Chrome:

For removing the extension, you should start the application from your device. After this, press the options- Menu Icon, More Tools and Extensions. Now, you should choose the ‘Remove’ option, near the WebAdvisor. At last, you should press ‘Remove’ option.

Microsoft Edge:

First, in the search bar of your taskbar and then type ‘Internet Explorer’. After this, you should press the options- Open, go to ‘Settings’ Icon, then visit to Internet Options, Programs, Manage Add-Ones, McAfee Extensions and Disable option.


For this, you should open the Application. After this, you should press on the options- Menu Icon and ‘Add-ons’. At last, press on the ‘Disable’ option which is next to WebAdvisor.

Method To Remove Web Advisor:

  1. First, you should Search for Run in the search bar of your taskbar.
  2. After this, you should choose ‘Open’ option to start the run application.
  3. Then, in the application type: appwiz.cpl and press ‘Ok’ button.
  4. Now, search for the WebAdvisor Application and then select it.
  5. Here, you should choose ‘Uninstall/Change’ option and press ‘Yes’ button.
  6. To reinstall, choose ‘No thanks, Just Install it’ and press ‘Done’ button.

This is the complete information about McAfee Web Advisor application. To know more about McAfee, go to Www.mcafee.com/activate.

How to Fix McAfee Total Protection Error While Installing Updates Mac?

McAfee is the famous antivirus protection software which gives amazing features like scanning the data, protection from virus and malware etc. And the user can easily install in their device via www.mcafee.com/activate. Sometimes, when there are automatic and manual updates of Mac then in some cases, error occurred. In this blog, you will read the method to fix McAfee Total Protection Error While Installing Updates Mac.

 Method To Fix McAfee Total Protection Error While Installing Updates Mac:

1. Authorize Kernel Extension in Web Security for Mac App:

For this, first you have to tap on the Apple menu which is located at the top left side of your computer. After this, you should tap on the System Preferences. Then, you should tap on Security & Privacy option. Here, you will view a message which says: System software from developer “McAfee, Inc” was blocked from loading. At the end, you should tap on Allow enabling the extension.

2. Modification in the Firewall Settings:

Third-party firewall apps:

First, you should check that if there are any firewall apps running in your device. The user can view the installed apps in the Applications folder. In case, if the Firewall app is running, then just ensure that the web Security for Mac is allowed and not blocked. At last, save all your changes.

McAfee Firewall:

You should check if the firewall apps are running. The user can view their installed apps in the Applications folder. If you find the Firewall app is running, then make sure that Internet Security for Mac is allowed, and it is not blocked. Then, you should Save your changes.

For this, you should tap on the McAfee menu on the menu bar. Then, you should choose McAfee LiveSafe – Internet Security Console. Now, you should tap on Mac Security and hit on the Firewall. At this point, you should tap on the lock to make changes and then just type your password. Here, you should change the Type from Public to Home or Work. After this, you should tap on the lock again in order to save your changes.

After you made the change, then you should update your firewall settings.

3. Clear your Cookies and Cache in Safari:

For this, first you should Open Safari. Then, you should tap on Safari, Preferences. Now, you should tap on the Privacy. Then, you need to hit on Manage web site information. At this point, you should tap on Remove All option. Now, the user should tap on remove currently and then hit on done. At last, you should Restart your Mac device.

After restarting your Mac, you should update once more.

4: Install Web Security for Mac:

The user should follow the steps in TS100342 which tell you the way to transfer and install McAfee client product. When the install is complete, restart your mac and update it.

The above method will help you to fix McAfee total protection error while installing updates Mac. For more information, visit to McAfee site via mcafee.com/activate.

How to Enable McAfee Web Control If it is Not Responding?

McAfee is popular anti-virus software which gives protection to your computer system from unwanted folders which is harmful for your device. It can install easily install and activate in your gadget via mcafee.com/activate. After installing, it continuously scans your device for viruses, Trojans, and malware. McAfee Web Control is a feature of McAfee antivirus software which allows safe browsing of the website without any issue. It provides updated Web Control browser toolbars, which helps the user browser experience. Nowadays, Web Control is integrated with Threat Prevention by utilizing Global Threat Intelligence. Through this way, you can safely use the internet without any fear of threat such as you can surf the websites, open emails, and can also download files. In this blog, you will read about the McAfee Web Control.

What are the Features Web Control?

  1. McAfee web control enables the control plug-ins in the browser.
  2. Before you download any file from the internet, it scans the files so that there is no virus in it.
  3. Before you open any URL in your device, it checks them for threat.
  4. It hides the Web Control toolbar without disable the McAfee protection.
  5. Most importantly, it blocks the risky websites so that it does not display in the search results.
  6. Web control adds external websites to the local private network.
  7. You can take information about a particular website when you are browsing over the net.
  8. The Web Control button is present on the browser, and the user can click it to view the information about specific website.
  9. While searching, the user can see the site report.
  10. If you want more information about particular site, then you can tap on the Safety button which is on the search results page of the browser.

Method to Enable Web Control:

The user can enable Web Control through different ways in different web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and in Mozilla Firefox.

For Internet Explorer:

  1. First, you have to click on the Enable button.
  2. In case, the user sees more than one plug-in is available, then you should tap on Choose add-ons and then hit on Enable option from the Web Control Toolbar.

For Google Chrome:

  1. First, you should tap on the Settings and then hit on the Extensions.
  2. After this, you should tap on Enable option to activate Endpoint Security Web Control.

For Mozilla Firefox:

  1. From Start Page of Mozilla Firefox, you should tap on Extensions. Keep in mind Plug-ins in Firefox is known as Extensions.
  2. After this, you should choose Enable option to activate Web Control.

Why McAfee web control is not responding?

Sometimes, users complained that if the system reboots itself Web Control service is not responding. The web control system fails to respond, when it is waiting for the dependent service to start. This issue occurs when the dependent service take more than 30 milliseconds to start then Web Control service is stopped by Windows automatically.

How to fix if McAfee web control is not responding?

  1. First, you should log in to McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control Service.
  2. After this, you should manually start it from the service user interface.
  3. For this, you should press Windows and then type services.msc and tap on OK button. This method will enable web control service.

For more information about McAfee Web Control, visit to the official website of McAfee antivirus via www.mcafee.com/activate.

How to Use McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR) for Removing McAfee?

McAfee antivirus is an effective product which is used by many companies to secure their devices from cyber threat. It can be easily installed via www.mcafee.com/activate. But in case, if the customer wants to uninstall this product then they should use McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR) to uninstall McAfee. In this blog, you will read the method to use McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR).

Things to Remember Before Using McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR):

  1. First, you should always download the current version of MCPR software. In case, you have the older version, then just delete it from your device.
  2. Secondly, before starting the process, you should close all the applications in your device.
  3. If McAfee software was already installed in your device while purchasing MCPR, then you should activate the McAfee account.
  4. At last, you should uninstall the McAfee Software from your device.

Method To Register Your Account:

To register your Account, you should first open the Application in your device. After this, you should choose ‘My Info’ option. Now, you have to select “Go to my Account” option. Then, you have to type your Email ID in the provided box. At this point, you need to select ‘Next’ button. Here, you have to choose ‘Create Password’ button. Then, type a password for your account. Keep in mind add a strong password here, which you can easily remember. After that, you need to select ‘Next’ and ‘Ok’ button. Just enter the same Email Id and Password in the provided field. Next, you should choose ‘Login’ option and then close the browser. In the taskbar, you need to select the ‘Show Hidden Icon’ option. Here, you should right-tap on the McAfee Icon and choose ‘Verify Subscription’ button. At last, you need to press ‘Yes’ button to register your account.

Method To Uninstall McAfee Product With MCPR:

To uninstall, you should right-hit on the Start Icon. After this, you need to choose ‘Run’ option. Here, you should type: appwiz.CPL. Then, you should double-tap on the application and press ‘Yes’ option. Here, you need to check both the options. At this point, select ‘Uninstall’ option. When the process finishes, you need to restart your computer system.

Method to Use McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool:

  1. First, you should open the link in order to download the application: https://download.mcafee.com/molbin/iss-loc/SupportTools/MCPR/MCPR.exe
  2. After this, you should open the ‘File Explorer’ option.
  3. Now, you should choose ‘Downloads’ option.
  4. Here, you should right-tap on the downloaded application (MCPR.exe).
  5. Then, you should choose “Run as administrator”.
  6. At this point, you should choose ‘Yes’ and ‘Next’ option.
  7. Next, you should read the terms and conditions and then select ‘Agree’ option.
  8. Then, you should choose ‘Next’ option.
  9. You will view alphabets and numbers on the screen. Just type them in the provided space provided.
  10. After this, choose ‘Next’ button and then wait for the procedure to get completed.
  11. At last, just choose ‘Restart’ button.

While completing the process, if the customer faces any kind of difficulty then visit to the official site of McAfee antivirus through mcafee.com/activate.