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Old 16-11-2008, 8:21 PM
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Default Free McAfee security software for HSBC customers (merged)

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Whenever you connect to the Internet, you expose your computer to the risk of infection from viruses. They can attack websites, email attachments, or a network of computers.

HSBC have teamed up with McAfee® to offer all our Personal Internet Banking customers access to free Security software for 12 months.

HSBC are continually reviewing and enhancing the security we offer you as part of our Internet Banking service, and it's also very important that you, as an internet user, take the appropriate steps to help protect yourself. McAfee® Security helps to protect your PC and your information against internet fraud and intrusion from hackers.

To download your free security software you will need to Register or Log on to Personal Internet Banking and select the 'Free McAfee® Security download' link.

*McAfee software download is only available to PC users.
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Old 17-11-2008, 8:09 PM
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Smile HSBC customers

HSBC have teamed up with McAfee to offer a free 12 month FREE security suite for your pc. I know it includes Anti spyware and virus scan, other than that I am still downloading it, but I figured its worth a try.
If you log onto your account, the link is there. I think it only works via the link.
Apologies if this has already been posted, but I couldn't see it x
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Old 17-11-2008, 8:15 PM
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<ggg> well I tried searching for HSBC ^^^up there. but look at it this way, if I didn't see it, others might have missed it too <g>
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Old 17-11-2008, 10:31 PM
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Smile Free McAfee Anti Virus software

If you bank online with HSBC they are offering McAfee Antivirus free for 12 months its worth £39.99 and you can protect up to 3 PCs with it
Something free from a bank Blimey!!!!!!!!
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Old 17-11-2008, 11:07 PM
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the bank block my account because they awaiting the letter back with my signuature to confirm that whether i have download anti-virus on my laptop, and i am eligible for this free software but how can i download it as i enter my IB detial.
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Old 23-12-2008, 5:39 PM
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Default Don't bother!

Both needing new anti-virus software and being rather impressed with HSBC actually doing something nice for its customers I downloaded the free McAfee stuff... Big mistake. It slowed my computer down so much I very nearly threw it out the window. I've since uninstalled it and gone for the free avast software recommended by Martin on the general anti-virus page, and would urge anyone in a similar position to do the same.
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Old 23-12-2008, 6:04 PM
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Both needing new anti-virus software and being rather impressed with HSBC actually doing something nice for its customers I downloaded the free McAfee stuff... Big mistake. It slowed my computer down so much I very nearly threw it out the window. I've since uninstalled it and gone for the free avast software recommended by Martin on the general anti-virus page, and would urge anyone in a similar position to do the same.
Ive used McAfee for many years and never had a problem, in fact last weekend I installed McAfee 12 months free via another posters link on here as my current subscription was days from running out and again my PC (s) continue to run as fast as the day they were built.
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:20 PM
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Wink Free McAfee security for HSBC customers...

Not sure if this will be on for everyone, but on my HSBC internet banking homepage there was a link to free McAfee for a year. Thought it may be useful for a least a couple of people to check out.
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Old 05-01-2009, 6:25 PM
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is first direct offering this too? They are a division of HSBC
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Old 05-01-2009, 6:29 PM
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Thanks for the info. I had downloaded it but not installed it yet as my present one isnt finished. I wont bother now lol.
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Old 15-01-2009, 1:18 PM
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Thumbs up McAfee VirusScan Plus AntiVirus, Firewall & AntiSpyware 12 Months free

This is an offer for HSBC customers to download McAfee VirusScan Plus AntiVirus, Firewall & AntiSpyware and enjoy it for free for 12 months.

You register with McAfee when you click the link and you get your softeware and registration for 12 Months.

You don't have to be an HSBC customer as far as I am aware.

http://uk.mcafee.com/root/landingpag...&lpname=vsf_cp

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I downloaded the free McAfee software and haven't had any problems with my PC slowing down! It, however, only allows the cover of 1 PC not 3 as someone had stated above.

Also, you do have to be a member of HSBC as the link appears after you have logged in IIRC.

I'd recommend it!
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Old 29-01-2009, 4:51 PM
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Default Other Places Offering Free Premium Antivirus Software

Hi all, you can usually get free antivirus software from your bank or your internet service provider. I know of the following companies who are giving away decent security suites on a free 12 month subscription.

BT, Sky and O2 - McAfee or Norton Internet Security Suites with most internet packages, just check their websites for details

Virgin Media - PC guard security suite

HSBC - McAfee free with internet banking account

Barclays Bank - Kaspersky 2009 free with online banking (Great software package)

AOL, Talk Talk, Carphone Warehouse - Free Internet Security Suite (Own Brand)

These are the ones I know about but there may be more so before you go out and spend a fortune on security software check with your bank and ISP first.

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Old 29-01-2009, 6:20 PM
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I took up this offer a few years ago with HSBC. Hope I can do it again.
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Old 03-03-2009, 10:46 AM
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Cool HSBC Customers: free McAfee Security

Hi, I logged into HSBC internet banking this morning and found free McAfee security software for 12 months.

To get it: log in, click on "Free McAfee security download then follow the on screen instructions.

its £24.95 to buy at pcworld so a nice little saving

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Old 03-03-2009, 11:38 AM
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Use Linux and you can be secure even without a virus scanner
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Old 04-03-2009, 2:05 PM
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Yay I knew they were charging me 15 a month overdraft interest for a reason
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anyone tried to re-download Mcafee after the 12 month subscription is up?

I logged back into my account and tried to do that but keep getting the message "SKU already in use"...what does that mean? I uninstalled my previous version of Mcafee but no effect.
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Old 08-06-2011, 6:09 PM
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You will need to use a different browser. If you are using IE, just download Firefox or Google Chrome and then log on to your bank account to download Mcaffe - it will work.
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