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How to uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your system

McAfee Internet Security is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by McAfee, Inc.. Further information on McAfee, Inc. can be found here. McAfee Internet Security is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. The full uninstall command line for McAfee Internet Security is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. The application's main executable file is named firesvc.exe and occupies 70.84 KB (72536 bytes).

The following executables are incorporated in McAfee Internet Security. They occupy 11.09 MB (11629680 bytes) on disk.



  • firesvc.exe (70.84 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (416.85 KB)
  • McAlert.exe (199.05 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (138.17 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (167.36 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (787.02 KB)
  • ShrCL.exe (65.80 KB)
  • EarlyActivation.exe (93.46 KB)
  • McActInst.exe (142.22 KB)
  • mcautoreg.exe (388.19 KB)
  • McAWFwk.exe (324.30 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (775.98 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (299.38 KB)
  • mcoemmgr.exe (1.08 MB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (708.00 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (1.29 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (744.23 KB)
  • mcupdmgr.exe (1.27 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (548.09 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (454.56 KB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (125.13 KB)
  • McSmtFwk.exe (124.63 KB)
  • McInsUpd.exe (173.95 KB)
  • mcods.exe (374.62 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (92.98 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (306.72 KB)
  • MVsInst.exe (106.55 KB)
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The current web page applies to McAfee Internet Security version 11.6.385 alone. For other McAfee Internet Security versions please click below:

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If you are manually uninstalling McAfee Internet Security we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfEvt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpfinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfPP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\checkmps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\instld.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpscfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsli.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MPSMisp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\mpsmspap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MpsRes2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\MpsShim.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mps\substli.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\McpIns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\QCProgressIcon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\QcShm.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1031\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1031\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1031\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1032\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1032\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1032\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1033\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1033\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1033\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1034\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1034\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1034\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1035\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1035\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1035\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1036\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1036\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1036\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1038\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1038\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1038\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1040\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1040\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1040\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1041\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1041\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1041\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1042\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1042\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1042\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1043\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1043\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1043\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1044\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1044\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1044\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1045\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1045\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1045\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1046\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1046\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1046\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1049\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1049\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1049\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1053\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1053\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1053\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1055\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1055\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1055\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2052\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2052\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2052\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2057\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2057\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2057\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2058\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2058\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2058\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2070\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2070\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2070\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\3081\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\3081\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\3081\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\3084\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\3084\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\3084\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\4105\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\4105\msclcres.inf

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

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAWFwk\ImagePath




How to erase McAfee Internet Security from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Internet Security is an application by McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, users want to erase this program. This can be difficult because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way to erase McAfee Internet Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
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5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find McAfee Internet Security or simply click the Search field and type in "McAfee Internet Security". The McAfee Internet Security program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click McAfee Internet Security in the list of apps, some information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about McAfee Internet Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee Internet Security.
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8. After removing McAfee Internet Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Internet Security which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Internet Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that McAfee Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee Internet Security supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-25 08:10:56.847