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How to uninstall McAfee Family Protection from your computer

This info is about McAfee Family Protection for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by McAfee, Inc.. You can read more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. More details about McAfee Family Protection can be found at . The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling McAfee Family Protection is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\setup.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is titled SEConf.exe and occupies 1.70 MB (1777576 bytes).

McAfee Family Protection installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 9.92 MB (10398648 bytes) on disk.

  • mfeicfcore.exe (2.67 MB)
  • mfp.exe (3.34 MB)
  • SEConf.exe (1.70 MB)
  • UpdateService.exe (2.21 MB)

This web page is about McAfee Family Protection version 2.6.714.1 alone. You can find below info on other releases of McAfee Family Protection: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall McAfee Family Protection.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall McAfee Family Protection from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Family Protection

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\DBGHELP.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\langmap.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\LangSel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mcutil.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\LogFile
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\ModifyPath

How to delete McAfee Family Protection from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Family Protection is an application by McAfee, Inc.. Frequently, users try to uninstall this program. This can be difficult because removing this manually requires some skill related to PCs. One of the best EASY action to uninstall McAfee Family Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on 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 your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate McAfee Family Protection or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee Family Protection". If it exists on your system the McAfee Family Protection program will be found very quickly. When you click McAfee Family Protection in the list , the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about McAfee Family Protection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for McAfee Family Protection:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove McAfee Family Protection.
Uninstall McAfee Family Protection

8. After uninstalling McAfee Family Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Family Protection which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Family Protection using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove McAfee Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove McAfee Family Protection supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 02:08:14.893