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McAfee® WebAdvisor FREE

Search confidently and browse safely with our free WebAdvisor.

Protection from threats

 

McAfee WebAdvisor is your trusty companion that helps keep you safe from threats while you browse and search the web. WebAdvisor helps protect you from malware and phishing attempts while you surf, without impacting your browsing performance or experience. 

Misclick Protection 

Blocks malware and phishing sites if you accidentally click on a malicious link.

Typo Protection

Alerts you if you type a web address incorrectly and helps point you in the right direction.

Safer Downloads

Scans your downloads and alerts you if there's a known risk.

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Download McAfee WebAdvisor for free

 

Click confidently by protecting yourself from malicious sites that could contain adware, spyware, viruses and phishing scams. Start your worry-free web browsing for free by downloading McAfee WebAdvisor. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

McAfee WebAdvisor includes the following features:

  • Misclick Protection that blocks malware and phishing sites if you accidentally click on a malicious link

  • Typo Protection that protects you if you type a web address incorrectly and helps point you in the right direction

  • Safer Downloads that scans your downloads and alerts you if we find a risk

  • Security Check that inspects to see if your firewall and antivirus are activated before you surf

  • Safe Browsing uses a color-coded system to let you know which links are safe to click.

To install McAfee WebAdvisor: 

  1. Click Free Download.

  2. Click Save and select a location on your computer to save the WebAdvisor setup file. 
    NOTE: Depending on your web browser and settings, you might need to click a bar or button to allow the file download. 

  3. When the download completes, open the setup program and follow the on-screen instructions to install McAfee WebAdvisor.  
    NOTE: After you restart your web browser, you might be prompted to select McAfee Secure Search as your default search provider.

Operating System

  • Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 (32- and 64-bit)

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 10.0 or later

  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)

  • Microsoft Edge (Windows 10 only, Fall Creators Update required)

  • Mozilla Firefox

  • Google Chrome