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How to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus from your computer

McAfee® AntiVirus is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by McAfee, Inc.. Take a look here for more information on McAfee, Inc.. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. McAfee® AntiVirus's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. McAfee® AntiVirus's main file takes about 1.42 MB (1490080 bytes) and is called AlertViewer.exe.

McAfee® AntiVirus is comprised of the following executables which take 42.25 MB (44298936 bytes) on disk:



  • AlertViewer.exe (1.42 MB)
  • Launch.exe (1.95 MB)
  • firesvc.exe (451.94 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (424.70 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (683.48 KB)
  • MfeAVSvc.exe (4.03 MB)
  • mfeLamInstaller.exe (1.34 MB)
  • mfeODS.exe (1.38 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (483.26 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (1.50 MB)
  • QcCons32.exe (575.53 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (690.05 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.73 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (993.62 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (588.17 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1.28 MB)
  • McInstru.exe (508.43 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (838.35 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (2.75 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.47 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (651.73 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (622.45 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (819.67 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (557.89 KB)
  • SmtMsgLauncher.exe (470.65 KB)
  • WssNgmAmbassador.exe (1.82 MB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (652.16 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (615.38 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (654.77 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.74 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (652.20 KB)
  • browserhost.exe (2.50 MB)
  • servicehost.exe (659.90 KB)
  • uihost.exe (658.34 KB)
  • uninstaller.exe (2.23 MB)
  • updater.exe (2.15 MB)
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This data is about McAfee® AntiVirus version 16.016 alone. You can find below info on other versions of McAfee® AntiVirus:

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If you're planning to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • 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\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_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\licenses.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MfeAV\AMSIExt.dll
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\FWJsResO.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\McAfee NGI\packages\{SD: C:|Program Files|McAfee|WebAdvisor}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAfee WebAdvisor\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfesapsn\ImagePath




A way to erase McAfee® AntiVirus from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee® AntiVirus is an application by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some users try to remove this application. This is easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK manner 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 on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate McAfee® AntiVirus or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee® AntiVirus". If it exists on your system the McAfee® AntiVirus program will be found very quickly. When you select McAfee® AntiVirus in the list of applications, the following information 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 - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall 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 ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee® AntiVirus which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing McAfee® AntiVirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove McAfee® AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that McAfee® AntiVirus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee® AntiVirus in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-11-07 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-11-07 04:33:35.043