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How to uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter from your computer

This info is about McAfee SecurityCenter for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by McAfee, Inc.. Check out here for more info on McAfee, Inc.. McAfee SecurityCenter is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuninst.exe is the full command line if you want to remove McAfee SecurityCenter. mcshell.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 834.83 KB (854864 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in McAfee SecurityCenter. They take 16.87 MB (17688840 bytes) on disk.

  • LogonHook.exe (20.00 KB)
  • MBackMonitor.exe (69.54 KB)
  • MBKInstaller.exe (37.54 KB)
  • MBKLaunch.exe (109.54 KB)
  • MBKRegister.exe (85.54 KB)
  • McAfeeDataBackup.exe (4.61 MB)
  • McENUI.exe (1.11 MB)
  • MpfSrv.exe (836.78 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (472.78 KB)
  • MpsAlert.exe (177.28 KB)
  • McpAdmin.exe (201.28 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (217.28 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (405.33 KB)
  • mclgview.exe (466.83 KB)
  • mcmscsvc.exe (732.33 KB)
  • mcoemmgr.exe (369.28 KB)
  • mcregist.exe (442.28 KB)
  • mcrgwcln.exe (101.28 KB)
  • mcshell.exe (834.83 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (241.33 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (349.33 KB)
  • mcuimgr.exe (258.83 KB)
  • mcuninst.exe (641.33 KB)
  • mcupdmgr.exe (729.33 KB)
  • mcupdui.exe (346.33 KB)
  • McUpdUtl.exe (269.31 KB)
  • mispreg.exe (257.33 KB)
  • ShrCL.exe (109.28 KB)
  • mskagent.exe (138.32 KB)
  • msksrver.exe (23.32 KB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (114.82 KB)
  • mcinsupd.exe (177.32 KB)
  • mcods.exe (369.32 KB)
  • Mcshield.exe (141.31 KB)
  • mcsysmon.exe (679.32 KB)
  • mcvsmap.exe (253.32 KB)
  • mcvsshld.exe (353.32 KB)
  • mfehidin.exe (32.31 KB)
  • MvsVista.exe (213.32 KB)
  • preinst.exe (137.32 KB) to view all... For more McAfee SecurityCenter versions please click below: to view all...
When you're planning to uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\ids.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\inbound.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mpfuicfg.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\maps\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\maps\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\maps\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\maps\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\maps\
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\Neotrace.loc
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\mvtx\RIR.idx
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\outbound.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\twerp.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\twerp.idx
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\L10N.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MC\MpfAltPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MC\MpfMISP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MC\MPFOEM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MC\MPFP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MC\MPFPPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfcore.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfdata.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfloc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfmain.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfmisp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfsbt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfSrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\checkmps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\IAEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\IAImageReader.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\keywords.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Locale\loc_en.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Locale\loc_jp.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mcstdb.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mctgrid.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mps10.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpscfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpscnfg.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsdeflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsevh.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpshelp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsmain.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\MPSMisp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsmisp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpspc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpspii.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpspost.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpspv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpssbt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsusrui.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsver.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\Config.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\Events.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\InetTime.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\Keyword.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\PIInfo.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\User.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Templates\Website.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\Uninst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\uninst.ini
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\McpIns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\mcpins.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\mcpmain.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\McpSched.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\mcqc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\mcqcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\MRU.ini
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\qcconf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\QcConsol.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\QCLite.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\QcLog.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\QCMISP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\QcRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQC\Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\country.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcoemmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcregist.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\eulares.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\about.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\gloss.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\mcafee.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\mpf.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\mps.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\mqc.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\msc.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\msk.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\nmc.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\shr.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\Support.chm
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\vs.chm

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mcmscsvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McODS\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McShield\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McSysmon\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfeavfk\InstallReference.C__Program_Files_McAfee_VirusScan_mfehidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfebopk\InstallReference.C__Program_Files_McAfee_VirusScan_mfehidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfehidk\InstallReference.C__Program_Files_McAfee_VirusScan_mfehidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mferkdk\InstallReference.C__Program_Files_McAfee_VirusScan_mfehidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfesmfk\InstallReference.C__Program_Files_McAfee_VirusScan_mfehidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MpfService\FailureCommand
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MpfService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSK80Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{E7310DF3-E470-4D40-99D1-F6DC362896A4}C:\program files\\agent\mcagent.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{BB0F1743-5F2A-4C54-82D1-01E45DDD7A5D}C:\program files\\agent\mcagent.exe

A way to remove McAfee SecurityCenter with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee SecurityCenter is an application by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to erase this application. Sometimes this is difficult because uninstalling this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY way to erase McAfee SecurityCenter is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate McAfee SecurityCenter or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee SecurityCenter". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee SecurityCenter app will be found very quickly. When you select McAfee SecurityCenter in the list , the following information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about McAfee SecurityCenter, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter.
Uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter

8. After removing McAfee SecurityCenter, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee SecurityCenter that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee SecurityCenter using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee SecurityCenter in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-11 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-11 05:32:19.120