McAfee Internet Connectivity Issue

McAfee, a name symbolic with high-quality solutions for online and offline data protection has been offering some of the best PC protection programs. The company has provided both businesses and individuals some of the unmatched cyber-security products for both private and commercial use. McAfee also offers excellent product care service through the McAfee antivirus support Number to existing and new customers.

However, like every antivirus program sometimes unknown errors and issues might be faced by users. In such cases, do not fret over the issue. Just give a call to our McAfee technical support experts and we will help you in cutting off the issue from the root.

Recently, users have not been able to connect to the internet after installing the McAfee Security Suite. We have come-up with a step-by-step easy to follow guide to help you through the issue.

Guidelines for resolving Internet connection issues


  • Confirm Application Access


  1. Double-click the M shield icon in your taskbar.
  2. Click Web and Email Protection.
  3. Click the Firewall link.
  4. In the Firewall options window, confirm that the Firewall is On.
  5. Click the Program Permissions drawer. 
  6. Scroll through the list and make note of any application rules you may have created, especially block rules. 
  7. Grant outbound access to any programs that require network connectivity. These can include Microsoft Outlook Express, Internet Explorer, Printer Spooler Subsystem or Microsoft Outlook.



  • Restoring Firewall Default Settings


Click Restore Defaults.

Please note that resetting your firewall to default will also remove all the custom settings. You might be prompted to deny or allow access to various applications and add other applications. After you click Restore Defaults, the Security Center might prompt you for network or application permissions. Ensure to select the Home button when you confirm your local network.

Still not able to connect to the internet? Follow the quick-to-do steps mentioned below;

Personal Firewall might not be able to fully configure your network adapter. It might happen in case there is a second firewall installed in the system, multiple network adapters enabled or even the improper configuration of network properties.

Kindly follow the below mentioned tips to ensure a smooth connection to the web world.

  1. Double-click the shield icon in your taskbar.
  2. Click Web and Email Protection.
  3. Click the Firewall link.
  4. In the Firewall options window, click the Turn Off button.  McAfee Firewall will confirm that you want to disable the service with a popup message.
  5. Select a resume time, and then click Turn Off.  Your security status will change from green to red. This is normal.
  6. Test your Internet connection. After your testing is complete, either turn the firewall back on or restart your computer.

However, in case you are unable to follow through the guidelines mentioned above. Always remember to contact our experts at McAfee support Number UK 0 800 368 9229