McAfee Total Protection McAfee Total Protection



A guide to uninstall McAfee Total Protection from your computer

This info is about McAfee Total Protection for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by McAfee, Inc.. You can read more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. Usually the McAfee Total Protection application is installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for McAfee Total Protection is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. McPvTray.exe is the McAfee Total Protection's primary executable file and it occupies around 505.82 KB (517960 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed beside McAfee Total Protection. They take about 24.26 MB (25434904 bytes) on disk.



  • firesvc.exe (67.21 KB)
  • McPvTray.exe (505.82 KB)
  • SvcDrv.exe (177.40 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (481.60 KB)
  • McAlert.exe (277.98 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (235.70 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (847.26 KB)
  • ShrCL.exe (116.49 KB)
  • CompatibilityTester.exe (549.86 KB)
  • McAPExe.exe (142.16 KB)
  • mchlp32.exe (608.85 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (837.69 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (288.00 KB)
  • mcmigrator.exe (427.32 KB)
  • mcshell.exe (527.91 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (898.56 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (1.45 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (829.64 KB)
  • mcupdmgr.exe (1.28 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (632.97 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (350.88 KB)
  • mcinst.exe (808.06 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (317.64 KB)
  • mfeasins_x64.exe (589.36 KB)
  • mfeasins_x86.exe (487.75 KB)
  • saInst.exe (666.68 KB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (192.46 KB)
  • ActUtil.exe (568.62 KB)
  • McChHost.exe (380.04 KB)
  • McSACore.exe (129.06 KB)
  • saUI.exe (1.17 MB)
  • saUpd.exe (780.86 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (615.90 KB)
  • mcods.exe (461.01 KB)
  • mcodsscan.exe (384.04 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (168.27 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (359.42 KB)
  • MVsInst.exe (297.02 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (645.09 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (597.31 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (624.48 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.19 MB)
  • McVulUnpk.exe (616.43 KB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (644.59 KB)
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The current page applies to McAfee Total Protection version 12.8.992 alone. You can find below a few links to other McAfee Total Protection releases:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall McAfee Total Protection:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

The files below remain on your disk when you remove McAfee Total Protection:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\content.bin
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\firesvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\Gkp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\HcApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\HcCode.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\HcThe.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hiphandlers.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hiphandlers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\HipRc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipscont.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipscore.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\HipShield.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_vista_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_win7_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_win8_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_win81_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_xp_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\drvvista.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\drvwin7.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\drvwin8.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\drvwin8_1.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\drvwinxp.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\matDRV32.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\matLI32.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\matmain.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\matuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McMATAppInfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McMATSysTrayPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McPvDrv.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\MCPvInst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McPvKbePwd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McPvKbeQa.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McPvNs.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\McPvTray.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\MpvRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\SvcDrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MAT\x86\McOemRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\hips.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\TS_CA.crt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\TSClient.crt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\data\TSClient.key
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\FWJsRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\HipsBkup\content.bin
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\HipsBkup\hiphandlers.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\HipsBkup\hiphandlers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\HipsBkup\hipscont.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\L10N.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\McMPFPPv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpf_core.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfAlert.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfAltPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfApiPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfcor.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfdata.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfEvt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfins64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFOEM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfPP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfSvcPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpfuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\substLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\twerp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\checkmps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\instld.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\McAlert.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpscfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpscfg.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpscore.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsdeflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsevh.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\MPSJsRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsld.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsli.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\MPSMisp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsmisp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsmspap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsmsppv.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpspost.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\MpsRes2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\MpsShim.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsuc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsuc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsver.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\substli.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\McpIns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\mcpins.inf

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Supplementary values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAfee SiteAdvisor Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAPExe\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McODS\ImagePath




A way to delete McAfee Total Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Total Protection is a program offered by McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, people decide to uninstall it. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK solution to uninstall McAfee Total Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate McAfee Total Protection or simply click the Search field and type in "McAfee Total Protection". The McAfee Total Protection app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select McAfee Total Protection in the list , the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about McAfee Total Protection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee Total Protection.
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8. After uninstalling McAfee Total Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Total Protection which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Total Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Total Protection by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee Total Protection by McAfee, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Total Protection supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-26 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-26 13:18:19.590