www.att.com/freemcafee – AT&T Internet Security By McAfee
AT&T McAfee Suite
- Provides FREE McAfee anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall protection to qualifying AT&T members
- Designed for AT&T High Speed Internet members
- Provides a link for a customer to Download and install the AT&T Internet Security Suite
This free service is for AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T High Speed Internet customers who have purchased a service with a maximum speed of 3.0 or higher OR a maximum downstream speed of 1.5 Mbps or lower (AT&T High Speed Internet customers). The McAfee anti-virus protection can be used for both the PC or the Mac.
Other Facts and Information
- Any existing security software must be removed before installing AT&T Security Suite powered by McAfee
- PC users should follow the pre-installation cleanup steps before installing the service
- Live chat is available
- The AT&T Security Suite installation guide is available in either the English or Spanish
- Installation should take about 5 minutes
In order for the security suite to function properly certain system requirements are required. Please see the flow chart below provided by AT&T.
- Windows XP SP3 or higher (32-bit)
- Windows Vista SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit) •Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
- 512 MB RAM for XP
- 2 GB RAM for Vista and Windows 7
- 500 MB free drive space
- 1 GHz process or Internet Connection Required
- High-speed connection recommended
Mac System Requirements
- Mac OS X v 10.7 or higher
- Apple Computer with Intel Processor
- 2 GB RAM or higher
- 300 MB of free drive space
- Mozilla Firefox version 12.0 and above or Safari 5 and above
In both cases AT&T recommeneds the customer is using high-speed Internet. Generally speaking MAC users will not experience traditional viruses that have plagued PC users, however, more and more MAC customers are experiencing phishing scams, malware, viruses and more. This is an excellent offer from AT&T.
AT&T Internet Security Suite By McAfee key features include virus and spyware removal, SiteAdvisor web safety ratings and health check tools.
- Allows a qualified customer to download free anti-virus software
- Provided by McAfee Active Protection technology