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A way to uninstall Family Protection from your PC

Family Protection is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It is written by McAfee, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on McAfee, Inc.. Further information about Family Protection can be found at . The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for Family Protection is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{08DE682A-3858-4591-9EBB-E5290E4DC3DD}\setup.exe. The program's main executable file is named SEConf.exe and occupies 1.70 MB (1783384 bytes).

The executable files below are installed beside Family Protection. They take about 9.97 MB (10451160 bytes) on disk.

  • mfeicfcore.exe (2.68 MB)
  • mfp.exe (3.36 MB)
  • SEConf.exe (1.70 MB)
  • UpdateService.exe (2.22 MB)

The current web page applies to Family Protection version 2.6.754.1 only. For other Family Protection versions please click below: to view all...
Numerous files, folders and registry entries will not be deleted when you want to remove Family Protection from your computer.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\DBGHELP.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\langmap.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\LangSel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mcutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfeicfcore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfeicfcore.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfewinrtshim.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfploc_vz.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\resources\nocomms.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\resources\nolsp.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\SEConf.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\UpdateService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\vscan.bof

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{08DE682A-3858-4591-9EBB-E5290E4DC3DD}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfeicfupdate\ImagePath

How to erase Family Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Family Protection is a program by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some users want to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY procedure to erase Family Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Family Protection or simply activate the Search field and type in "Family Protection". If it is installed on your PC the Family Protection app will be found automatically. When you click Family Protection in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Family Protection, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Family Protection:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{08DE682A-3858-4591-9EBB-E5290E4DC3DD}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Family Protection.
Uninstall Family Protection

8. After uninstalling Family Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Family Protection which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Family Protection using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Family Protection 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' computers.

2017-06-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-01 10:12:37.157