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How to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus for Windows. It is produced by McAfee, Inc.. More data about McAfee, Inc. can be read here. The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan directory. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. McAfee Security Scan Plus's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\uninstall.exe. McAfee Security Scan Plus's primary file takes about 487.68 KB (499384 bytes) and is called McUICnt.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with McAfee Security Scan Plus. They occupy about 1.27 MB (1330584 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (308.64 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (230.17 KB)
  • McUICnt.exe (487.68 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (272.91 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of McAfee Security Scan Plus. You can find below a few links to other McAfee Security Scan Plus versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus

The files below are left behind on your disk by McAfee Security Scan Plus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.10.106\McUICnt.exe
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus\McAfee Security Scan Plus.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus\Uninstall.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\McAfee Security Scan Plus.lnk

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0E8A89AD-95D7-40EB-8D9D-083EF7066A01}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{cc6f4d12-8575-4cff-9455-cf5774aeb13b}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan\DisplayName

A way to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Security Scan Plus is an application marketed by McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to PCs. The best EASY action 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find 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. After you select McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list , some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee Security Scan Plus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus.
Uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus

8. After uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you 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 detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee Security Scan Plus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 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 computer, nor are we saying that McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-26 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-26 08:19:58.727