How to Reinstall Mcafee Security Center

By Matthew Fortuna

McAfee Security Center, if you have it, is likely a very important part of your computer's anti-virus protection. If the system is corrupted or not running properly, however, you may have to reinstall it. Reinstalling it is a process that can take as little as a few minutes and can be done with a little tinkering within your computer's programs.

Step 1

Click "Start" on the lower left corner of your desktop and click the "Computer" tab.

Step 2

Click on the search bar on the top of the "Computer" menu box. Enter "McAfee" into the bar and press "Enter" on your keyboard. A list will be populated in the search box that will include your McAfee Security Center program.

Step 3

Click "Add and Remove Programs" on the left side of your "Computer" menu box. Click on and highlight "McAfee Security Center."

Step 4

Click on "Remove" once prompted with a tab after clicking on "McAfee Security Center." Next you will be shown a box given you the option to remove or reinstall. Click "Reinstall."

Step 5

Click "OK" on the next tab, and specify that extras that you want on the next few tabs and click "Finish." The McAfee will likely take a minute or two to reinstall.

Step 6

Restart your computer once the program has finished reinstalling. After the computer reboots, click the McAfee tab on your desktop and make sure that the program is running correctly now.