I didn't find much of this problem when I looked it up, but someone did say that it is possible that a virus has attached itself to my mcafee. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it and that didn't help.

Thanks in advance If you uninstalled and totally reinstalled Mc Afee, it is unlikely that some virus has infested it (they usually do not want you to uninstall, reinstall, whatever antivirus software).

It sounds more like it is detecting something on your machine, benign or not.

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I have been using the 'much loved' mcafee for a couple of years now as I have never experienced the problems others have described. I have had this subscription for about half a year and it has been fine, then randomly it has started constantly 'Checking for Updates' and running a full computer scan hogging all my CPU.

It completely ignores any sort of schedule and the updates continue even if I turn them off.

my antivirus software Mc Afee keep showing me that he need update . Browser IE 11 & Firefox 26 Antivirus Bit Defender Internet Security 2014 Other Info Iomega Pro Series U. You can look here & weigh the pros/cons of each AV. - Windows 7 Help Forums Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number It's a Dell, Dude. Case Don't get on my case...Cooling Scotch on the rocks on the weekends.. It's better than Windows Defender, which it/MSE haven't done well in any recent test's at protecting against any malware. - Bitdefender Internet Security 2014 - Value Edition - 3 PCs / 2 Years Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number self built OS Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center x64 CPU AMD FX 8350 Motherboard Asus Sabertooth 990fx r2.0 Memory G-Skill Ripjaws-X DDR3 2400 16 gbs.

i check for updates and it say "your programs are up to date " and after a second it tell me again my computer is at risk . afraid that im hacked i scanned my computer with malwarebytes but no malware found !! OS Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro CPU Intel Caffinated Core Duo Motherboard Father is bored too. Hard Drives 2 or 3, depending on if it's a night they're arguing about having a "split personality crisis" because I partitioned the drive. Graphics Card MSI N760 TF 2GD5OC Sound Card on-bord Realtek ALC 889/ALC 892 Monitor(s) Displays View Sonic VX2250wm-LED Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080 Keyboard Logitech wired Mouse Logitech wired PSU Corsair HX-850 watt Case Corsair Carbide 500r White Cooling Corsair Hydro Series H-100, 3 120mm.

It is one of the best available and you can download a free version. Ok, so I made a local account, because I don't give a rat's about all that Sync stuff.

I second the first responder with the recommendation to use Malwarebytes in addition to your current AV program. we can't configure his email setting so that the items he sends...

Make sure your update settings are such that updates pass - best is automatic. However it keeps trying to log into an "Other Account", I don't have another account, that's just what it says. During the Customer Preview (CP for short) I ran Windows 8 in a Virtual Machine on a Windows 7 system.