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Does McAfee support Skype?

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I have a Dell Notebook with Windows 7 64 bit OS. I was trying to install Skype but I failed. I de-activated McAfee Anti Virus and Skype started to work. Could you please tell me if McAfee supports Skype? I have heard that instead of de-activating I can select option to add Skype to exclusions list. How to do that? I can't keep my Notebook without Anti-Virus. Or can you provide me the list of anti-virus apps which are compatible with Skype?

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Deactivating your antivirus soultion won't work but instead you should add Skype to the list of the excluded files from protection and this could be performed in a few easy steps like

  1. Go to Start> Programs > Network Associates > Viruscan Console
  2. Double-click Unwanted Programs Policy
  3. Select Exclusions
  4. Click Add.. then Browse...
  5. Select `Skype
  6. Click Ok
  7. Eventually restart your computer for the settings to take effect

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