For many users, the McAfee Real Time Scanning keeps turning off and they do not know how to resolve it. As we all know, McAfee keeps the file secure from malware and virus attacks. Thus when it keeps turning off, the system stays at risk.
Although the causes may vary, users signify that they encounter it due to poor internet connection, any malicious infiltration or multiple antivirus programs in one system.
Besides it causes, let’s take a brief look into some of the methods by which one should be able to resolve this issue easily.
Before trying any solutions, we recommend you to reboot your system once and check whether the error disappears or not However, if the issue persists, then follow any of the solutions that are given below and implement them accordingly.
The entire situation can occur if you have any network connection enabled other than the already connected one. Here are the steps by which you should be able to do so:
By performing a system restore, your system will be taken back to the time where McAfee had no issues. Thus, follow the steps given below to start a system restore on your system.
Apart from that, you can also resolve this error by using the “oas-disabled-fix.cmd” utility. Here is how you can download and use it:
Another way by which you can easily resolve this error is by downloading the McAfee Virtual Technician Tool.
All you have to do is navigate to their official website and look for the tool. After that, download and save it on your system and then install the file by following the instructions appearing on your screen.
Once the tool scans for any problems within the system it will show two options accordingly.This involves Autofix and Get More Detail.
Autofix allows the tool to resolve the issues within your system and you can use it by selecting it and clicking on the Next option.
On the other hand the “Get More Detail” option is used to provide a better insight of the problem and fixes related to it accordingly.
Any other third party antivirus software can interrupt and thus turn off the real time scanning for McAfee. Thus, to get rid of it, you can try following the steps given in the below order
There are also chances of confronting this issue if McAfee is outdated. Thus, to resolve such scenarios, you can try checking for any updates by following the steps given below:
On an alternative note, just right click on the McAfee icon and select the check for updates option.
Besides the solutions listed above, you can also try using the security center to get rid of this error. Here is how you can do so:
So these were some of the solutions by which you should be able to resolve situations where McAfee keeps turning off for you.