If you use the McAfee, it is going to keep the computer safe from the virus attacks. It will keep the computer safe from the virus infections. There are times when for installing the program, you need to disable it or you will have to disable it if you do the advanced task on the computer. From the system tray menu, you can disable the McAfee antivirus support but what will you do in order to uninstall it in the complete manner. In such a case, one will have to follow some tricks.
Disabling the McAfee on the temporary basis:
Consider as if it is enabled
There are programs that will ask for disabling the antivirus during the time of installation but this is not actually required in the virtual manner. Make the installation proceed without the hurdles. If you disable the antivirus during the time of installation, there are chances of malware attack as malware can be located in the installer.
In the system tray, there is McAfee icon and one can double click on it
This is located in the lower right desktop corner. It is in the red shield and is in the shape of “M”. In case, you do not see the icon, click the arrow button that is located at the system trey edge for expansion of tray and displaying all icons.
Clicking the Real Time scanning
This is located on the window top under the green banner. It will display ON by default.
Disabling the real time scanning
When you click the button, you have option to disable real time scanning and disable for the time you want. Without active protection, you should not go too long. For the McAfee antivirus support, you can talk to the customer care executive of a 3rd party company.