McAfee total protection auto updates not working

McAfee Total Protection suit has the ability to protect and secure your multiple devices from external threats and virus attacks. As soon as the latest update arrives McAfee notifies you of the latest updates available. If you have recently installed McAfee Total Protection on your device and facing problem “McAfee Total Protection auto updates not working”, this can happen because of the Window’s version you are using currently or maybe the other applications installed in your system are creating a hindrance to work, McAfee, properly. You can resolve the McAfee Total Protection auto update not working error by following the step by step procedure mentioned further in this article to troubleshoot this error by yourself.

Method 1 for fixing McAfee total protection auto updates not working – Install and run McAfee Virtual Technician Tool.

  1. Visit McAfee.com/Activate and navigate to Troubleshoot and Repair option.
  2. Click on the “Download” button to initiate downloading the setup.
  3. Once the downloading is complete run the setup by double clicking on the file “exe” in your download’s folder.
  4. Click “Yes” to allow the program to make changes in your system.
  5. Follow the on screen instructions.
  6. The scanning will start automatically once the installation is complete.
  7. Click on “OK” button.
  8. Click on “Autofix” and follow the on screen instructions.
  9. If MVT does not find any issues then restart your system and again try to install the updates.
  10. If your problem has not been resolved by MVT then kindly visit McAfee.com/Activate for further assistance and support.

Method 2 for fixing McAfee total protection auto updates not working – Remove the temporary files

  1. First press the “start” button then press “Windows + R” keys simultaneously to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Now type “%Temp%” in the search box and then click on “OK”.
  3. Right click on the Temp folder and then click on “Delete”.
  4. Click on “Yes” to confirm the deletion of Temp folder from your system.
  5. Once the removal is finished restart your system in order to save the changes you have made.

 

Method 3 for fixing McAfee total protection auto updates not working – Uninstall and Reinstall McAfee Total Protection

Uninstall McAfee Total Protection:

  1. Open the control panel from the start menu.
  2. Select “Programs and Features” in control panel.
  3. Click on “Programs” under “Programs and Features”.
  4. Select the program you want to uninstall and then right click on its icon and select “Uninstall”.
  5. After the uninstallation is complete restart your system.

Reinstall McAfee Total Protection:

  1. Visit McAfee.com/Activate.
  2. Enter your McAfee product key and then click on Submit.
  3. If your product key has already been used then click on “Download your Software” under already used activation code.
  4. Click on the downloaded file in order to run the setup.
  5. Click “Yes” to allow the program to make changes in your system.
  6. Make sure you agree to the software’s license and terms & conditions.
  7. Follow the on screen instructions.
  8. Enter your product key and login details if it’s required then click “Finish” to complete the installation.
  9. The last step is to restart your device and then check for the updates and try installing them.

 

If you are still unable to fix the issue even after following the mentioned solutions then just visit McAfee.com/Activate for further assistance and support.