Mcafee constantly updating and scanning > Closed Mcafee constantly updating and scanning. After update of McAfee my dell laptop has loss sounds Forum; Mcafee no sense scan of empty installer Forum; Mcafee constantly updating and scanning Toby Anderson Aug 26, 2015, 3:58 AM I have been using the 'much loved' mcafee for a couple of years now as I have never experienced the problems others have. Was wondering if anyone knows of an auto download or update that may be causing a constant "loop" of updating and restarting? Seems to have been going on for about a month now. I get a pop up at least once an hour that says there are updates ready to install which will require you to restart. I. I also am having the same issue of McAfee constantly updating. I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 back in July. All was working correctly and then in the last week I noticed that it was updating every couple of hours. To resolve issues such as interrupted Internet access, problems with updating and more, you must run the McAfee Virtual Technician, which will scan your system to diagnose and repair your McAfee installation. Our promise to you. We are committed to your complete satisfaction. If you are unhappy with your McAfee Support Experience, please submit a case online to our Total Satisfaction Team and let us make things right. We will take ownership of your problem until it is resolved. It could be due to old virus definitions of McAfee® AntiVirus software. This ensures that your personal information and computer configurations are constantly protected. Sounds like a virus/trojan/spyware has actually attached itself to McAfee. Which is not surprising as in over 17 years of working with PCs I have seen many problems with McAfee & Norton. My reccomendation would be to totally uninstall McAfee, and install one of the GOOD free ones. McAfee LiveSafe Internet Security helps keep your computer safe from security threats or privacy intrusions. McAfee LiveSafe runs in the background to detect spyware, viruses, and other network intrusions. Use this document to learn about the features of McAfee LiveSafe. When a McAfee product is newly installed on a computer with Windows 7 then McAfee's security product will automatically download the latest version from the internet during the installation process. An internet connection will be required.