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.. Further information on McAfee, Inc. can be seen here. Usually the McAfee Security Scan Plus program is installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. McAfee Security Scan Plus's primary file takes around 487.68 KB (499384 bytes) and its name is McUICnt.exe.

McAfee Security Scan Plus is composed of the following executables which take 1.23 MB (1287285 bytes) on disk:

  • uninstall.exe (272.84 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (229.70 KB)
  • McUICnt.exe (487.68 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (266.89 KB)

This info is about McAfee Security Scan Plus version only. You can find here a few links to other McAfee Security Scan Plus releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Generally the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan

A way to delete McAfee Security Scan Plus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Security Scan Plus is an application marketed by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is hard because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE practice to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

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

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply click the Search field and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". If it exists on your system the McAfee Security Scan Plus app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list of programs, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This 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 program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus.
Uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus

8. After uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Security Scan Plus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing McAfee Security Scan Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:40:39.900