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A way to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to remove McAfee AntiVirus for Windows. It is produced by McAfee, Inc.. More information about McAfee, Inc. can be read here. The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's preference. 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 admin rights. McAfee AntiVirus's primary file takes about 1.44 MB (1511800 bytes) and is called AlertViewer.exe.

McAfee AntiVirus is comprised of the following executables which occupy 31.91 MB (33464368 bytes) on disk:

  • AlertViewer.exe (1.44 MB)
  • Launch.exe (1.91 MB)
  • McVsMap.exe (418.66 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (684.02 KB)
  • MfeAVSvc.exe (3.71 MB)
  • mfeLamInstaller.exe (1.23 MB)
  • mfeODS.exe (1.41 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (597.74 KB)
  • McAlert.exe (646.13 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (530.11 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (634.55 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.65 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (564.46 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (511.00 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1.28 MB)
  • McInstru.exe (508.43 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (838.85 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (2.91 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.06 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (651.73 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (622.45 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (860.02 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (557.89 KB)
  • SmtMsgLauncher.exe (470.15 KB)
  • WssNgmAmbassador.exe (1.74 MB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (448.91 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (651.66 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (614.88 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (655.27 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.73 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (652.20 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 16.0.5 of McAfee AntiVirus. You can find below a few links to other McAfee AntiVirus releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling McAfee AntiVirus we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee

The files below remain 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.partner.pam
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUI.res.pam
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUI64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUIModules.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUIModules64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUIScripts.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUIScripts64.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\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\StatusManager.lua
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\scripts\thirdparty\dkjson.lua
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\scriptversion.txt
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\AmEngineScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\AMSIExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\blframework.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\blframeworkrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\blframeworku.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\CaspCont.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\Core.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\EpSecApiLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\JcmBOServer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\JcmContent.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\Jcml2bl.dll
  • 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\LogLib.dll
  • 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\McVariantExport.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\mfelamamconfig.xml
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\mfeLamInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\mfeODS.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\msvcp100.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\msvcr100.dll
  • 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\RealProtectAMScanIf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\RepairModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\ReputationBO.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\ReputationBOProxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\ReputationCommunicator.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\ReputationCommunicatorStub.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\ReputationCoreRules.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\ReputationProvider.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\mfeav\sm.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\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

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

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\mcuihost.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\mcuihost.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to delete McAfee AntiVirus from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee AntiVirus is a program released by McAfee, Inc.. Some users decide to remove this application. This is hard because performing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK procedure to remove McAfee AntiVirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.


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

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate McAfee AntiVirus or simply click the Search feature and type in "McAfee AntiVirus". The McAfee AntiVirus app will be found very quickly. When you click McAfee AntiVirus in the list , the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee AntiVirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall McAfee AntiVirus.
Uninstall McAfee AntiVirus

8. After uninstalling McAfee AntiVirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of McAfee AntiVirus that 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 ready to run without errors or problems.



This page 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 software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee AntiVirus in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-11-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-16 07:20:45.437