Disabling McAfee Antivirus 2014-2016

May 25, 2016 Kelly Basara

How to Pause Protection for McAfee Antivirus 2014-2016
  1. Open the McAfee Console via its tray icon located in the bottom right corner of the screen as shown in the image below.mcafeesystem.jpg
  2. Click on “Navigation on the right hand side options with the console open, under the “Home” option. Then Select the “Real time Scanning” option from the list as shown in the image below.mcafeenavigation.jpg
  3. We can see the status of the “Real Time Scanning” option here, click the “Turn off” button in the bottom right of this window.mcafeerealtimescan.jpg
  4. Select an appropriate time frame from the drop down options as shown in the image below for which the Real Time Scanning function of the AV should be disabled. If unsure how long your exam in SofTest may take, the option “until system restart” is recommended.mcafee.jpg
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