To start the McAfee Framework service on a Windows computer, follow these steps:
- Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
- Type “services.msc” (without quotes) and press Enter. This will open the Services window.
- In the Services window, scroll down and locate the “McAfee Framework Service” or “McAfee McShield” service.
- Right-click on the service and select “Start” from the context menu. This will initiate the McAfee Framework service.
If the service does not start, or if you encounter any issues, ensure that your McAfee software is up-to-date and that your system meets the minimum requirements for the software.
Additionally, if the service is disabled, follow these steps to enable it:
- Right-click on the “McAfee Framework Service” or “McAfee McShield” service in the Services window.
- Select “Properties” from the context menu to open the service’s Properties window.
- In the Properties window, find the “Startup type” dropdown menu and set it to “Automatic” or “Manual.”
- Click “Apply” and then “OK” to save your changes.
- Now, try starting the service again by right-clicking on the service and selecting “Start.”
If you still encounter problems, consider reaching out to McAfee’s customer support for assistance.