McAfee® AntiVirus McAfee® AntiVirus

A way to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to remove McAfee® AntiVirus for Windows. It is made by McAfee, Inc.. Take a look here for more information on McAfee, Inc.. Usually the McAfee® AntiVirus application is placed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder, depending on the user's option during install. McAfee® AntiVirus's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. The application's main executable file is called Launch.exe and occupies 1.60 MB (1678584 bytes).

McAfee® AntiVirus is composed of the following executables which take 30.42 MB (31896800 bytes) on disk:

  • Launch.exe (1.60 MB)
  • firesvc.exe (132.09 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (427.70 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (683.48 KB)
  • MfeAVSvc.exe (3.54 MB)
  • mfeLamInstaller.exe (1.13 MB)
  • mfeODS.exe (1.35 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (587.13 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (866.75 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (423.16 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (521.07 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.82 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (487.79 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (415.63 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (999.19 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (507.43 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (792.43 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (2.80 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1.02 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (606.31 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (621.45 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (860.02 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (557.89 KB)
  • SmtMsgLauncher.exe (470.15 KB)
  • WssNgmAmbassador.exe (1.95 MB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (911.45 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (874.63 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (915.02 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.94 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (911.98 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to McAfee® AntiVirus version 16.0.1 alone. For other McAfee® AntiVirus versions please click below: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

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

Files remaining:
  • 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\CoreUIModules64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\CoreUIScripts64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\Launch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\Launch.xml
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\LayoutMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\CoreUI\NotificationCenter.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\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\
  • 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\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

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

How to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee® AntiVirus is a program marketed by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some computer users decide to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because deleting this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK procedure 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find McAfee® AntiVirus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee® AntiVirus". If it exists on your system the McAfee® AntiVirus program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click McAfee® AntiVirus in the list , some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee® AntiVirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove McAfee® AntiVirus.
Uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus

8. After removing McAfee® AntiVirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of McAfee® AntiVirus which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee® AntiVirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



This page is not a recommendation to uninstall 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 computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee® AntiVirus supposing you want to. 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' PCs.

2017-06-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-25 03:04:24.920