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A guide to uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your system

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall McAfee Internet Security for Windows. It was developed for Windows by McAfee, Inc.. Go over here where you can find out more on McAfee, Inc.. McAfee Internet Security is normally installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, regulated by the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling McAfee Internet Security is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is labeled MpfAlert.exe and its approximative size is 539.57 KB (552520 bytes).

The executable files below are part of McAfee Internet Security. They occupy about 11.96 MB (12537256 bytes) on disk.



  • MpfAlert.exe (539.57 KB)
  • McAlert.exe (241.60 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (165.87 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (177.96 KB)
  • ShrCL.exe (126.16 KB)
  • McActInst.exe (145.02 KB)
  • McAWFwk.exe (219.94 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (855.64 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (299.38 KB)
  • mcoemmgr.exe (1.07 MB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (1,005.05 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (1.41 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (869.19 KB)
  • mcuninst.exe (1.08 MB)
  • mcupdmgr.exe (1.39 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (631.33 KB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (134.45 KB)
  • McSmtFwk.exe (200.34 KB)
  • McInsUpd.exe (308.98 KB)
  • mcods.exe (490.27 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (189.25 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (372.11 KB)
  • MVsInst.exe (201.84 KB)
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This data is about McAfee Internet Security version 11.0.649 alone. You can find below info on other versions of McAfee Internet Security:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

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

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall McAfee Internet Security:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\mpf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mpf\MpfApi.dll
  • 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\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\McpIns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\QcShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\ShrCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\ShredExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mqs\subst.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\1037\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1037\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1037\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\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\1049\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1049\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1049\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1050\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1050\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1050\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1051\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1051\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1051\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\14337\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\14337\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\14337\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\2070\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2070\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2070\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2074\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2074\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\2074\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\actwizld.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\McOcInstru.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\mcoemmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\mcsetf.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\MPFrgw.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\MPSrgw.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\Custom_Uninstall\MQSrgw.inf

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAWFwk\ImagePath




A way to remove McAfee Internet Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Internet Security is a program released by McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to erase this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE practice to erase McAfee Internet Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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3. Press the General Tools category
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5. All the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find McAfee Internet Security or simply click the Search field and type in "McAfee Internet Security". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Internet Security app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select McAfee Internet Security in the list of applications, some information about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about McAfee Internet Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall McAfee Internet Security.
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8. After removing McAfee Internet Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Internet Security which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation 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. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee Internet Security supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-17 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-17 11:46:39.353