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A guide to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus from your PC

McAfee® AntiVirus is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by McAfee, Inc.. More data about McAfee, Inc. can be read here. The program is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder (same installation drive as Windows). 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 be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 124.61 KB (127600 bytes) on disk and is called firesvc.exe.

The executable files below are installed together with McAfee® AntiVirus. They take about 24.20 MB (25374384 bytes) on disk.



  • firesvc.exe (124.61 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (805.07 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (415.25 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (508.86 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.40 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (477.17 KB)
  • McAPExe.exe (970.53 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (398.68 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1.48 MB)
  • McInstru.exe (486.70 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (1.07 MB)
  • mcsync.exe (3.61 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.06 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (898.09 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (563.66 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (599.80 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (759.27 KB)
  • mcods.exe (797.00 KB)
  • mcodsscan.exe (663.73 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (397.18 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (1.22 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (565.66 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (902.16 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (862.90 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (905.66 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.65 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (902.66 KB)
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The current page applies to McAfee® AntiVirus version 15.0.166 only. You can find below a few links to other McAfee® AntiVirus versions:

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Several files, folders and registry data will not be deleted when you remove McAfee® AntiVirus from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_win10_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_vista_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\Gkp\hipshieldk_xp_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\L10N.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\mpf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfEvt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfPP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MpfSvcPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\portname.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\twerp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\QCProgressIcon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\QcShm.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\ShredExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MQS\subst.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1053\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1053\mclgtmpl.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1053\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\1053\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\McBootDelayEnable.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcbootdssvc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mccbentitlement.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mccbinstru.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocact.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocaw.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocawres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocawui.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocdis.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocena.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\McOcInstru.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcocrollback.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\McPartnerSAInstallManager.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\mcstartup.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Custom_Uninstall\wssdatacollector32.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\eulares.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\eulaTextres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\Help\mcafee.html
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\instprog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\langmap.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McAB78A.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McAPExe.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McBootDelayStartSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McBootSvcSet.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McCntLang.ini
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mccontextust.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcdatupdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McDBMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcdC77B.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcFullClean.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McGsShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mchlp32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcinfo.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcinstru.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McInstru.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McIPTShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McLogShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mclwapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmA640.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmB20A.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmC857.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmispps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmispps.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmschlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmscins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McMscShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmscver.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mco63F1.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcoemres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcoemres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcpBC7E.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McPersPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcprlres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McPrsShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McPrtMgrPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\14,0,8185,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\14,0,9029,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\14,0,9042,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\15,0,159,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcregobj\15,0,166,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McSnIePl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\14,0,8185,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\14,0,9029,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\14,0,9042,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\15,0,159,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsubmgr\15,0,166,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsvrcnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcsync.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McTB6ED.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McTelemetryAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcu94EA.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe

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

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAfee SiteAdvisor Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfesapsn\ImagePath




A way to delete McAfee® AntiVirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee® AntiVirus is an application marketed by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, people decide to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually requires some experience related to PCs. The best EASY procedure to erase McAfee® AntiVirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find McAfee® AntiVirus or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee® AntiVirus". The McAfee® AntiVirus program will be found automatically. When you click McAfee® AntiVirus in the list of applications, some data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about McAfee® AntiVirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus.
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8. After uninstalling 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 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee® AntiVirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove McAfee® AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that McAfee® AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee® AntiVirus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-29 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-29 03:12:17.307