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How to uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your system

This web page is about McAfee Internet Security for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by McAfee, Inc.. You can read more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. McAfee Internet Security is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. You can uninstall McAfee Internet Security by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. McAfee Internet Security's main file takes about 1.86 MB (1952864 bytes) and is called Launch.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside McAfee Internet Security. They occupy about 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 current web page applies to McAfee Internet Security version 14.0.12000 alone. For other McAfee Internet Security versions please click below:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall McAfee Internet Security:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI.partner.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI.res.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUIModules64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUIScripts64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\Launch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\Launch.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\LayoutMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\NotificationCenter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\ActionCenter.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\dto\alert.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\context\ContextDataManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\context\ContextRule.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\criticalAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\criticalValueAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\featureAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\helpers\constants.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\helpers\helpers.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\Managers\AlertManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\Managers\CriticalAlertsManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\Managers\CriticalValueAlertsManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\Managers\FeatureAlertManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\Managers\StatusManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\thirdParty\dkjson.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scriptversion.txt
  • 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\mpf_cust.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpf_oem.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\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

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McODS\ImagePath




A way to uninstall McAfee Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Internet Security is a program released by McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, users choose to uninstall it. This can be efortful because removing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK action to uninstall McAfee Internet Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate McAfee Internet Security or simply click the Search feature and type in "McAfee Internet Security". The McAfee Internet Security program will be found very quickly. When you select McAfee Internet Security in the list , some information about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about McAfee Internet Security, ranging 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.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall McAfee Internet Security.
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8. After removing McAfee Internet Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Internet Security that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Internet Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove McAfee Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that McAfee Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee Internet Security supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2017-02-28 10:04:44.163