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Is a download of McAfee a part of the Mozilla Firefox download?

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Pretty quickly after downloading Mozill, an icon for McAfee appeared on my homepage and in my hard drive program files. I attempted to uninstall this since I saw nothing about this when I downloaded program. A window appeared asking me for my social security number along with a box asking that I allow a new program to be installed. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

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Did you download Firefox from www.mozilla.org? If you downloaded it from anywhere else there is a possibility that you were infected by malware.

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Did you download Firefox from www.mozilla.org? If you downloaded it from anywhere else there is a possibility that you were infected by malware.

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Scanned both Mozilla and McAfee with malware and no problems found. Thanks for the quick response and solution.