McAfee AntiVirus Plus McAfee AntiVirus Plus

How to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus Plus from your PC

This page is about McAfee AntiVirus Plus for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by McAfee, Inc.. You can find out more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\McAfee directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling McAfee AntiVirus Plus is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is titled firesvc.exe and occupies 124.61 KB (127600 bytes).

The executable files below are part of McAfee AntiVirus Plus. They take about 29.68 MB (31126344 bytes) on disk.

  • firesvc.exe (124.61 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (398.18 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (670.80 KB)
  • MfeAVSvc.exe (4.42 MB)
  • mfeLamInstaller.exe (1.82 MB)
  • mfeODS.exe (1.25 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (570.21 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 (975.58 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (375.56 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)
  • 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) to view all...

The current page applies to McAfee AntiVirus Plus version 15.1.156 only. Click on the links below for other McAfee AntiVirus Plus versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling McAfee AntiVirus Plus we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\licenses.txt
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\1033\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\1033\mclgtmpl.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\1033\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\1033\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\wssdatacollector64.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\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\mcFullClean.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\McGsShm.dll
  • 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\mcltvers.ini
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mclwapi.dll
  • 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\mcoemres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcoemres.inf
  • 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\15,1,156,0\mcregobj.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcscindx.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\McSnIePl64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcsubmgr\15,1,156,0\mcsubmgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcsvrcnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcsync.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\McTelemetryAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcuihost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mcuinshm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\McUpdShm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\McWSSAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mispreg.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\MSCCSPHandler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\msccust.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscdfoem.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscdfoem_updater.txt
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscinres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscjsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscmisc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscmods64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscoobe.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscprmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscpstLI.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscreg.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscrem.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscshll.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscsvc.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscuicfg.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscuild.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\mscupd.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\MSFix.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\npMcSnFFPl64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\oemui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\oemui.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\oemuild.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\oemuild.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\OOBE\mcocact.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\OOBE\mcocaw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\OOBE\mcocawres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\OOBE\mcocawui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\OOBE\mcocrollback.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MSC\override.inf

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\\Agent\mcagent.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\\Agent\mcagent.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAPExe\ImagePath

A way to remove McAfee AntiVirus Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee AntiVirus Plus is an application offered by McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, computer users decide to erase this program. This can be troublesome because doing this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE way to erase McAfee AntiVirus Plus 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find McAfee AntiVirus Plus or simply click the Search field and type in "McAfee AntiVirus Plus". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee AntiVirus Plus program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select McAfee AntiVirus Plus in the list of programs, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about McAfee AntiVirus Plus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove McAfee AntiVirus Plus.
Uninstall McAfee AntiVirus Plus

8. After removing McAfee AntiVirus Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee AntiVirus Plus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing McAfee AntiVirus Plus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus Plus by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that McAfee AntiVirus Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee AntiVirus Plus in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-10-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-04 05:47:00.833