McAfee Security Scan Plus McAfee Security Scan Plus

A way to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus for Windows. It is developed by McAfee, Inc.. Open here where you can find out more on McAfee, Inc.. McAfee Security Scan Plus is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for McAfee Security Scan Plus is C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\uninstall.exe. McAfee Security Scan Plus's primary file takes about 426.52 KB (436752 bytes) and is called mcuicnt.exe.

McAfee Security Scan Plus contains of the executables below. They occupy 981.58 KB (1005138 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (83.61 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (221.91 KB)
  • mcuicnt.exe (426.52 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (249.55 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of McAfee Security Scan Plus. For other McAfee Security Scan Plus versions please click below: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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

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

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

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a program released by McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, users want to erase it. This can be difficult because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY approach to erase McAfee Security Scan Plus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". If it exists on your system the McAfee Security Scan Plus app will be found automatically. When you click McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee Security Scan Plus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove McAfee Security Scan Plus.
Uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus

8. After removing McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Security Scan Plus that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee Security Scan Plus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 14:23:43.240