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How to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove McAfee® AntiVirus for Windows. The Windows version was developed by McAfee, Inc.. Further information on McAfee, Inc. can be found here. Usually the McAfee® AntiVirus program is to be found in the C:\Program Files\McAfee directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can remove McAfee® AntiVirus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for administrator rights. AlertViewer.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 1.43 MB (1496848 bytes) on disk.

McAfee® AntiVirus is comprised of the following executables which occupy 59.00 MB (61862760 bytes) on disk:



  • AlertViewer.exe (1.43 MB)
  • Launch.exe (1.96 MB)
  • firesvc.exe (487.22 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (645.13 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (858.95 KB)
  • MfeAVSvc.exe (4.09 MB)
  • mfeLamInstaller.exe (1.31 MB)
  • mfeODS.exe (1.39 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (423.16 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (1.52 MB)
  • QcCons32.exe (589.13 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (701.16 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.74 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (997.65 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (588.17 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1.29 MB)
  • McInstru.exe (518.04 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (843.35 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (2.77 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.51 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (654.20 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (630.02 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (819.67 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (557.89 KB)
  • SmtMsgLauncher.exe (472.12 KB)
  • WssNgmAmbassador.exe (1.81 MB)
  • McSmtFwk.exe (124.63 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (654.16 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (618.41 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (656.27 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.75 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (653.66 KB)
  • installer.exe (14.54 MB)
  • MigrationTool.exe (962.23 KB)
  • browserhost.exe (2.57 MB)
  • servicehost.exe (884.12 KB)
  • uihost.exe (882.56 KB)
  • uninstaller.exe (2.27 MB)
  • updater.exe (2.17 MB)
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The current page applies to McAfee® AntiVirus version 16.018 only. Click on the links below for other McAfee® AntiVirus versions:

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McAfee® AntiVirus has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

The files below were left behind on your disk by McAfee® AntiVirus when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\AlertViewer.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\AlertViewer.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\AlertViewer.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\AlertViewer.res.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUI.res.pam
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUIAlertViewer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUIAlertViewer.xml
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUIModules.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CoreUIScripts.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\CustMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\Launch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\LayoutMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\NotificationCenter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\PamUpdater.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\ActionCenter.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\dto\alert.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\context\ContextDataManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\context\ContextRule.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\criticalAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\criticalValueAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\featureAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\data\reportAlertsData.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\helpers\constants.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\helpers\helpers.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\AlertManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\CriticalAlertsManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\CriticalValueAlertsManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\FeatureAlertManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\MonthlyReportManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\StatusManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\modules\managers\TrialReportManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scripts\thirdParty\dkjson.lua
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\CoreUI\scriptversion.txt
  • 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.sys
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_x64.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\licenses.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\AMSIExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\AMSIExt_x86.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\av.list
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\CaspCont.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\Core.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\JcmContent.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\JcmProfiler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\JcmRts.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\JTIScanner.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcctxmnu.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\McOasShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcodsps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\McOdsShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcqtax.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\McVsMap.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcvsocfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcvsoins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcvsoins64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcvsoshl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mcvsoutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\McVSPP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\McVsPs.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\McVsShld.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\MfeAVSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mfeLamInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mfeODS.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mvsap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\MVsInst.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mvslog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\mvsoem.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\MVsUiCfg.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\MVsVer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\ransom_shield.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\ReputationCommunicator.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\ReputationCoreRules.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\ReputationProvider.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\VSJsRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\vso.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\vso_pre.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\vsoLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\VSOMod.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\vsores.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\vsouc.inf
  • 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

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\McAfee NGI\packages\{SD: C:|Program Files|McAfee|WebAdvisor}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

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




How to remove McAfee® AntiVirus from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee® AntiVirus is an application offered by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find McAfee® AntiVirus or simply click the Search field and type in "McAfee® AntiVirus". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee® AntiVirus app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click McAfee® AntiVirus in the list , the following data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding McAfee® AntiVirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus.
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8. After removing McAfee® AntiVirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of McAfee® AntiVirus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee® AntiVirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove McAfee® AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee® AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee® AntiVirus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-01-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-01-23 18:52:27.540