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A guide to uninstall Family Protection from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Family Protection for Windows. It is written by McAfee, Inc.. Take a look here where you can find out more on McAfee, Inc.. Click on to get more facts about Family Protection on McAfee, Inc.'s website. The program is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter directory. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. You can remove Family Protection by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{08DE682A-3858-4591-9EBB-E5290E4DC3DD}\setup.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is labeled SEConf.exe and its approximative size is 1.67 MB (1755496 bytes).

The executable files below are installed alongside Family Protection. They take about 9.64 MB (10111008 bytes) on disk.

  • mfeicfcore.exe (2.64 MB)
  • mfp.exe (3.18 MB)
  • SEConf.exe (1.67 MB)
  • UpdateService.exe (2.16 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of Family Protection. You can find below a few links to other Family Protection releases: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and registry entries can not be deleted when you remove Family Protection from your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Family Protection:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\DBGHELP.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\langmap.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\LangSel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfeicfcore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfeicfcore.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfewinrtshim.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfploc_vz.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\resources\nocomms.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\resources\nolsp.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\SEConf.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\UpdateService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\vscan.bof

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{08DE682A-3858-4591-9EBB-E5290E4DC3DD}

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfeicfcore\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfeicfupdate\ImagePath

A way to remove Family Protection with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Family Protection is a program released by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some people choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is difficult because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best SIMPLE action to uninstall Family Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Family Protection or simply activate the Search field and type in "Family Protection". The Family Protection application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Family Protection in the list of programs, some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Family Protection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Family Protection:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{08DE682A-3858-4591-9EBB-E5290E4DC3DD}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Family Protection.
Uninstall Family Protection

8. After uninstalling Family Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Family Protection which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Family Protection using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Family Protection supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-30 12:34:03.150