How to download and install Verizon Internet Security Suite


Affected Suites:
Verizon Internet Security Suite

Affected Products:
McAfee VirusScan

Affected Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista


This article describes the Verizon Internet Security Suite installation on your Windows computer.


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  1. Verify that your computer meets the minimum system requirements to install Verizon Internet Security Suite, For more information, see TS100857
  2. Ensure that your computer is up-to-date:
    1. Open WindowsUpdate from your Start menu, or open a web browser and go to
    2. Follow the instructions to ensure you have all Service Packs and subsequent critical updates installed.
  3. Check for any incompatible third-party applications in Add/Remove programs. For more information, see TS100868
  4. Download the McAfee PreInstall Tool from, and save it to your desktop.
  5. Install the tool: 
    1. Double-click McPreInstall.exe.
    2. Click Start inside the Preinstall Tool.
    3. Read the warning message and click OK to agree to the changes.
    4. After the Preinstall Tool completes, click OK .
    5. Click Close and restart your computer.
  6. Go to
  7. Log in to your primary Verizon account.
  8. Navigate to and follow the on-screen prompts to install.

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