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A way to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus from your system

This info is about McAfee AntiVirus for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by McAfee, Inc.. More data about McAfee, Inc. can be read here. McAfee AntiVirus is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee directory, subject to the user's decision. McAfee AntiVirus's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. CompatibilityTester.exe is the McAfee AntiVirus's primary executable file and it takes circa 549.86 KB (563056 bytes) on disk.

McAfee AntiVirus is composed of the following executables which take 17.37 MB (18216616 bytes) on disk:

  • CompatibilityTester.exe (549.86 KB)
  • McAPExe.exe (549.02 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (965.46 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (340.33 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (1.04 MB)
  • mcsync.exe (1.72 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (915.66 KB)
  • mcuninst.exe (1.08 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (694.87 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (423.80 KB)
  • mcinst.exe (808.06 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (253.31 KB)
  • mfeasins_x64.exe (589.36 KB)
  • mfeasins_x86.exe (487.75 KB)
  • saInst.exe (673.73 KB)
  • McSmtFwk.exe (124.66 KB)
  • McInsUpd.exe (262.96 KB)
  • mcods.exe (587.76 KB)
  • mcodsscan.exe (485.63 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (194.41 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (452.94 KB)
  • MVsInst.exe (365.95 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (697.39 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (620.92 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (660.68 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.42 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (696.39 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 13.6.1492 of McAfee AntiVirus. Click on the links below for other McAfee AntiVirus versions: to view all...
McAfee AntiVirus has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall McAfee AntiVirus:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

The files below are left behind on your disk by McAfee AntiVirus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1033\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1033\mclgtmpl.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1033\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1033\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\CompatibilityTester.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\McBootDelayEnable.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcbootdssvc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mccbentandinstru.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mccbentitlement.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocact.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocaw.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocawres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocawui.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocdis.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocena.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\McOcInstru.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocrollback.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcstartup.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\eulares.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\eulaTextres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\mcafee.html
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\instprog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\langmap.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcagent.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McAPExe.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McBootDelayStartSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mccontextust.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcdatupdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McDBMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcFullClean.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McGsShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcinfo.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcinstru.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McInstru.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McIPTShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McLogShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcltvers.ini
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mclwapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmispps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmispps.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmschlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmscins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McMscShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmscui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmscver.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcoemres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcoemres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McPersPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcprlres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McPrsShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McPrtMgrPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\12,8,957,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\13,6,1367,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcscindx.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McSnIePl64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\12,8,958,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\13,6,1367,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsvrcnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsync.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McTelemetryAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuinshm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McUpdShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcupdui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcvsshld.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mispreg.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\MSCAlertPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\MSCCSPHandler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\msccust.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscdfoem.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscdfoem_updater.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscinres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscjsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\msclgmis.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscmisc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscoobe.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscprmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscpstLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscreg.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscrem.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscshll.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscsvc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscuicfg.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscuild.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscupd.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\MSFix.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\npMcSnFFPl64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\oemui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\oemui.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\oemuild.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\oemuild.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\OOBE\mcocact.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\OOBE\mcocaw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\OOBE\mcocawres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\OOBE\mcocawui.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAPExe\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McODS\ImagePath

How to remove McAfee AntiVirus from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee AntiVirus is an application released by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action to erase McAfee AntiVirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find McAfee AntiVirus or simply click the Search feature and type in "McAfee AntiVirus". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee AntiVirus application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select McAfee AntiVirus in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee AntiVirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove McAfee AntiVirus.
Uninstall McAfee AntiVirus

8. After uninstalling McAfee AntiVirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee AntiVirus which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee AntiVirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove McAfee AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that McAfee AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee AntiVirus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-20 00:03:18.593