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How to uninstall McAfee® Internet Security from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to remove McAfee® Internet Security for Windows. The Windows version was developed by McAfee, Inc.. Open here where you can read more on McAfee, Inc.. McAfee® Internet Security is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, regulated by the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for McAfee® Internet Security 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 1.86 MB (1952864 bytes) on disk and is called Launch.exe.

McAfee® Internet Security is composed of the following executables which occupy 29.85 MB (31297984 bytes) on disk:



  • Launch.exe (1.86 MB)
  • firesvc.exe (123.55 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (874.13 KB)
  • McAlert.exe (555.85 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (423.16 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (521.07 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.81 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (486.79 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (423.66 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1.35 MB)
  • McInstru.exe (507.43 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (1.11 MB)
  • mcsync.exe (3.55 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.10 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (909.98 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (621.45 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (860.52 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (557.89 KB)
  • SmtMsgLauncher.exe (470.65 KB)
  • WssNgmAmbassador.exe (1.85 MB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (359.13 KB)
  • mcods.exe (1.28 MB)
  • mcodsscan.exe (685.95 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (416.63 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (1.22 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (591.67 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (911.48 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (874.63 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (925.09 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (2.01 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (912.48 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 14.0.12000 of McAfee® Internet Security. Click on the links below for other McAfee® Internet Security versions:

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McAfee® Internet Security has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

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

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUI.partner.pam
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\content.bin
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\firesvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\Gkp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\HcApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\HcCode.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\HcThe.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hiphandlers.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hiphandlers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\HipRc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipscont.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipscore.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\HipShield.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\HipShieldK.sys
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipshieldk_vista_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipshieldk_win10_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipshieldk_win7_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipshieldk_win8_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipshieldk_win81_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\gkp\hipshieldk_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\data\hips.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\data\TS_CA.crt
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\data\TSClient.crt
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\data\TSClient.key
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\FWJsRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\FWJsResO.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\hipsbkup\content.bin
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\hipsbkup\hiphandlers.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\hipsbkup\hiphandlers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\hipsbkup\hiphandlers32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\hipsbkup\hiphandlers32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\hipsbkup\hipscont.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\L10N.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\McMPFPPv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpf_core.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfAlert.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfAltPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfApiPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfcor.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfcus.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfdata.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfEvt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfins64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MPFOEM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfPP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfSvcPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MPFuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MPFuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\portname.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\substLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\twerp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\checkmps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\instld.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\McAlert.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpscfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpscfg.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpscore.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsdeflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsevh.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MPSJsRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MPSJsResO.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsld.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsli.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MPSMisp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsmisp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MpsModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsmspap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsmsppv.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpspost.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MpsRes2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MpsShim.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsver.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\substli.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\McpIns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mcpins.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mcpLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mcpLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mcqc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mcshr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\MqsModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\MqsRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mqsuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\mqsuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\MRU.ini
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\QcCons32.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\mcuihost.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\mcuihost.exe.FriendlyAppName




How to erase McAfee® Internet Security with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee® Internet Security is an application by McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, people try to erase it. This is efortful because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to erase McAfee® Internet Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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3. Click on the General Tools button
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5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate McAfee® Internet Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee® Internet Security". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee® Internet Security program will be found automatically. After you select McAfee® Internet Security in the list of programs, the following information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about McAfee® Internet Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
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8. After uninstalling McAfee® Internet Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of McAfee® Internet Security which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing McAfee® Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove McAfee® Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee® Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee® Internet Security in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-02-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-02-28 08:20:21.200