McAfee Security Scan Plus McAfee Security Scan Plus

How to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by McAfee, Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on McAfee, Inc.. McAfee Security Scan Plus is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus is C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. McUICnt.exe is the McAfee Security Scan Plus's primary executable file and it occupies close to 630.05 KB (645168 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of McAfee Security Scan Plus. They take an average of 1.50 MB (1570688 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (299.14 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (282.48 KB)
  • McUICnt.exe (630.05 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (322.21 KB)

This info is about McAfee Security Scan Plus version alone. You can find below info on other application versions of McAfee Security Scan Plus: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan

How to delete McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a program marketed by McAfee, Inc.. Some people decide to uninstall this application. This is hard because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best QUICK action to uninstall 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". The McAfee Security Scan Plus app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list of programs, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about McAfee Security Scan Plus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove McAfee Security Scan Plus.
Uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus

8. After uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Security Scan Plus which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 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, nor are we saying that McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 11:53:07.500