McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention

A guide to uninstall McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention from your computer

This info is about McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by McAfee, Inc.. Check out here for more information on McAfee, Inc.. You can read more about about McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention at . Usually the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Host Intrusion Prevention directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The complete uninstall command line for McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention is MsiExec.exe /X{B332732A-4958-41DD-B439-DDA2D32753C5}. McAfeeFire.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 1.12 MB (1176864 bytes) on disk.

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 4.61 MB (4829464 bytes) on disk.

  • FireSvc.exe (1.44 MB)
  • FireTray.exe (956.16 KB)
  • Helper.exe (23.28 KB)
  • McAfeeFire.exe (1.12 MB)
  • VersionInformation.exe (115.26 KB)
  • WinSecCtr.exe (215.84 KB)
  • HIPSCoreReg.exe (20.28 KB)
  • HIPSvc.exe (34.86 KB)
  • mfehidin.exe (45.95 KB)
  • mfevtps.exe (67.57 KB)
  • HIPSCoreReg.exe (20.30 KB)
  • HIPSvc.exe (38.91 KB)
  • mfehidin.exe (54.00 KB)
  • mfevtps.exe (76.14 KB)
  • NdisInstall.exe (42.43 KB)
  • Helper.exe (26.84 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention version 7.00.0900 alone. Click on the links below for other McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention versions: to view all...
McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Host Intrusion Prevention

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Host Intrusion Prevention\3rdParty.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Host Intrusion Prevention\Contact.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Host Intrusion Prevention\content.bin
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Host Intrusion Prevention\FireIDSSigs.txt

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B332732A-4958-41DD-B439-DDA2D32753C5}

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B332732A-4958-41DD-B439-DDA2D32753C5}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\enterceptAgent\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\enterceptAgent\Parameters\INSTALLPATH
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\eventlog\Application\enterceptAgent\EventMessageFile

How to delete McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention is an application released by McAfee, Inc.. Some people decide to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention or simply click the Search feature and type in "McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention". If it exists on your system the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention app will be found very quickly. When you select McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{B332732A-4958-41DD-B439-DDA2D32753C5}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention.
Uninstall McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention

8. After removing McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-16 18:15:14.367