McAfee Security Scan Plus

Version: 3.11.717.1   Filesize: 11.1MB

  • Freeware
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 3.71
  • (6.78 K Downloads)

McAfee Security Scan Plus is developed by McAfee Inc. Its primary function is to give protection to your PC from all kinds of threats, including cyber threats, viruses, malware, and phishing. The software can guard you in all situations, and it protects your Windows so that nothing has the operating system, which is the most prone to attacks, and it can severely harm your device. The software also ensures that your identity and privacy are not compromised even on social media sites; it protects your home network so that hackers can not attack you through your Wi-Fi and steal data from devices.

The software is a complete solution to the increasing nuisance of viruses and malware, including the increase in banking frauds and private information leakage. The software even protects you from spyware and other online threats. The basic version of the software is free and provides you the core security. It runs regular diagnostic to check if it is on regularly and determines the virus and malware threat database to check if they're up-to-date. The program ensures the system's smooth running even during the diagnostic process, and it always runs in the background without disturbing the user.


  1. Once the McAfee Security Scan is downloaded and installed, it takes the user through the tutorial for setting up McAfee. This includes alert options and next scan, cancellation of any pre-scheduled scan, and scheduling of subsequent scans. The software is one of the few that can co-exist with other antiviruses.
  2. McAfee Security Scan can scan the running processes to keep track of the processes that are going on and eliminate any of them which act suspiciously. McAfee takes hold of the Windows Firewall and makes it better by reinforcing it, and this makes it even harder for security threats to bypass it.
  3. The software also comes with a browser extension, which protects the user from online threats and suspicious websites. The extension acts as your personal advisor and gives you data regarding the website, and if it is a malicious website, it warns you beforehand. The extension can also block some data on the website that appears as malicious or suspicious content.
  4. The software has many reliable tools that activate whenever it detects any threat in its scans, and it also works as soon as it finds any suspicious activity from any of the working processes.

How to download McAfee Security Scan for your PC?

  • 1. To download McAfee Security Scan click on the download button given at the top of the webpage, and once it is downloaded, click on the downloaded files to start the installation.
  • 2. On the first window of the installer, you will see a welcome note from the company. Click on Next to go to the next window of the software. There you will be asked for the EULA or End User's License Agreement, which must be agreed to if you want to continue with the installation.
  • 3. The next window asks you the location where you want to save the installation files of the software. You can enter a custom location or go with the default one.
  • 4. Now the final installation will take place, and when it is done, click on Finish to exit the setup. McAfee Security Scan is ready to be used; open the software and set it up according to your needs.


  • Analyzes the whole PC
  • Good customer support
  • 30 day trial for complete function then basic functions for free
  • Easy and swift installation


  • Not required is there is already an antivirus
  • Performance lag detected sometimes
  • Only defends against viruses no complete removal
  • Windows comes with similar scans and alerts built-in

App Name: McAfee Security Scan Plus

License: Freeware

OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

Latest Version: V3.11.717.1

Latest Update: 2021-02-09

Developer: McAfee, Inc.

User Rating: 3.71

Category: Firewalls and Security

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