Step 1: Go to the Academic Software page for McAfee Antivirus and click the green button, ‘Download McAfee Endpoint Security 10.7.0’ to download the program. This will download a zip file containing the installer files.
Step 2: Right click on the zip file and click "Extract All". Unpack the file in your downloads folder (or a temporary folder of choice, e.g. on your desktop.)
Step 3: Go to the folder you just unpacked and double-click the file setupEP.exe to open it.
Step 4: Click Accept to accept the license agreement.
Step 5: McAfee will perform a check for incompatible programs now. If this succeeds, click Continue.
Step 6: Choose which parts you want to install. You can also change the installation filepath if you want. Click Install to start the installation, which will take a few minutes. Click Close once it has finished.
Step 7: Once the installation has been completed, you can open the program and change settings by clicking the McAfee logo in your system tray. Click 'McAfee Endpoint Security' to open the program and get an overview of potential threats. You can also click Event Log on the left to see potential past threats and issues.
McAfee Endpoint Security is now installed and will protect your computer against viruses and other threats.