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A way to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus from your system

You can find below details on how to remove McAfee AntiVirus for Windows. The Windows release was developed by McAfee, Inc.. Take a look here for more information on McAfee, Inc.. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder. Take into account that this location can vary being determined by the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for McAfee AntiVirus is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. The program's main executable file has a size of 542.05 KB (555056 bytes) on disk and is titled McAlert.exe.

McAfee AntiVirus is comprised of the following executables which occupy 23.90 MB (25065216 bytes) on disk:

  • McAlert.exe (542.05 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (411.25 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (505.34 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.40 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (293.59 KB)
  • CompatibilityTester.exe (549.86 KB)
  • McAPExe.exe (966.01 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (376.56 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1.48 MB)
  • McInstru.exe (473.10 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (1.06 MB)
  • mcsync.exe (3.54 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.06 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (896.56 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (563.66 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (599.80 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (738.65 KB)
  • mcods.exe (776.88 KB)
  • mcodsscan.exe (641.11 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (376.56 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (1.21 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (544.52 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (897.13 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (858.38 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (900.63 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.64 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (897.13 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 14.0.9029 of McAfee AntiVirus. You can find below a few links to other McAfee AntiVirus versions: to view all...
McAfee AntiVirus has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

The files below remain on your disk by McAfee AntiVirus when you uninstall 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\Custom_Uninstall\McBootDelayEnable.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcbootdssvc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mccbentitlement.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mccbinstru.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\McPartnerSAInstallManager.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcstartup.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\wssdatacollector64.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\McBootSvcSet.exe
  • 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\mcFullClean.inf
  • 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\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\14,0,9029,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McSnIePl64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\14,0,9029,0\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\mcupdui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcvsshld.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McWSSAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mispreg.exe
  • 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\mscLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscmisc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscmods64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mscoobe.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\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
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\OOBE\mcocrollback.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\override.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Partner\SAInstallManager\

Usually the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\\Agent\mcagent.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\\Agent\mcagent.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAPExe\ImagePath

A way to delete McAfee AntiVirus with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee AntiVirus is an application by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some computer users decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK way to remove 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, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find McAfee AntiVirus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee AntiVirus". The McAfee AntiVirus program will be found very quickly. After you click McAfee AntiVirus in the list of apps, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about McAfee AntiVirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee AntiVirus.
Uninstall McAfee AntiVirus

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

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 16:18:53.880