All About McAfee WebAdvisor Application In Detail

McAfee Webadvisor

While surfing on the internet, you come across various websites. Many of these websites can be very useful and provide you with exceptional service or information. But there are some websites that might lead to downloading a harmful virus or any other malware into your device. McAfee Webadvisor is one such software, that protects the user from loading such websites, blocks the website, scans the downloaded items, and provides many such protections that safe-guard you over the internet.McAfee Webadvisor

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McAfee WebAdvisor – Virus Protection and Internet Security

McAfee Webadvisor is an application that comes with McAfee Antivirus Software. It acts as an Internet Version of the original software. As the original software protects the device from the virus and other malware, entering the computer, the McAfee WebAdvisor does the same over the internet. It protects the device from the virus and other malware entering the computer through the internet. It also safeguards your data from intruders over the Internet.

Installing the Application in your Computer

The application usually comes with the main McAfee version that you had purchased. But you can use the free version, individually

download and install McAfee Webadvisors

  • Open the Mcafee official website
  • Select ‘Free Download’
  • Open the application from your browser’s download section
  • Select ‘Yes’
  • Now follow the instruction given on the application to download McAfee WebAdvisor.

Key Feature of the Application

  • Blocks the link that you have opened, if the application finds any threats over there
  • Checks the downloaded items to see whether there’s any threat
  • Protects from all the harmful elements over the internet

How to block a website through the Mcafee Webadvisor application?

The blocking feature is not specifically available for this application as this application directly blocks the website if it sees any harmful item in them. If you still want to perceive this action, you can do it through the main application. By selecting the parent control option and adding the website there, the website won’t load until and unless the parent control option is deactivated.

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How to unblock a website through this application?

Similar to blocking, unblocking is also not available over this application. You can disable the application for some time, for the website to load. Another thing that you can do is to allow the website through the main application. This will instruct the internet protection, not to block the website. To do so, follow these methods.

  • Open the main application. (The version that you had purchased). You can open it through the taskbar and start option.
  • Select the settings icon
  • Now, select the ‘Firewall’ option
  • Select ‘Net Guard’
  • Select the address of the website that you want to allow through this setting.
  • Select ‘Edit
  • Select ‘Allow’
  • Select ‘Apply’

How to disable or remove the application’s extension?

The application works with your browser through which you finally can surf the internet. Thus, the application requires the browser to help him detect the virus and other malware. This is usually with be in the form of extension. This extension can be removed or deleted.

Chrome

  • Start the application from your device
  • Press on the following options
  • Menu Icon
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Select ‘Remove’ option, near the WebAdvisor
  • Again press ‘Remove’

Microsoft Edge

  • Within the search bar of your taskbar, type ‘Internet Explorer’
  • Press on the following options
  • Open
  • ‘Settings’ Icon
  • Internet Options
  • Programs
  • Manage Add-Ones
  • McAfee Extensions
  • Disable

Firefox

  • Open the Application
  • Press on the following options
  • Menu Icon
  • ‘Add-ons’
  • Now press on the ‘Disable’ option near the WebAdvisor

How to Completely Remove McAfee WebAdvisor

The basic process of uninstalling the application is very easy. This process is not only important for uninstalling but also for reinstalling. If you are reinstalling, and the chances are, you might find an error that the application is already available on your device.

  • Search for the following in the search bar your taskbar: Run
  • Select ‘Open’ to start the run application
  • In the application type: appwiz.cpl
  • Press ‘Ok’
  • Now search for the WebAdvisor Application and select it.
  • Select ‘Uninstall/Change’
  • Select ‘Yes’
  • Now select ‘No thanks, Just Install it’
  • Finally, press ‘Done’

For any other application, but not for McAfee. It requires some more process.

  • Open the computer through the “administrator” mode.
  • Now select ‘This PC’
  • In the search bar, type ‘Webadvisor.
  • Now delete all your McAfee Webadvisor related files and folders.

Conclusion

To conclude this article, I would like to say that programs like WebAdvisor are not only efficient in their service but are also necessary. Viruses are not that easy to detect but can enter your device easily. Other Malware also has the same features. Any of these, can attack your device. This might lead to a financial loss or data loss. Thus, use the application to protect yourself. If you face any problem while doing so, do notify us at +1-888-832-1727. We will help you.

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