McAfee Security Scan Plus McAfee Security Scan Plus

A guide to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your PC

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

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McComponentHostService\ImagePath

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

McAfee Security Scan Plus is an application offered by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to erase it. This can be easier said than done because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE practice to erase McAfee Security Scan Plus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply click the Search feature and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Security Scan Plus application will be found automatically. After you select McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list of apps, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about McAfee Security Scan Plus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall 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 start the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Security Scan Plus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee Security Scan Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


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 recommendation to remove 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 computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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