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A guide to uninstall McAfee Family Protection from your system

McAfee Family Protection is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by McAfee, Inc.. Go over here for more information on McAfee, Inc.. Further information about McAfee Family Protection can be found at . Usually the McAfee Family Protection program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing McAfee Family Protection is "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. SEConf.exe is the McAfee Family Protection's main executable file and it occupies around 1.70 MB (1777576 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed together with McAfee Family Protection. They occupy 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)

The current web page applies to McAfee Family Protection version 2.6.713.1 only. For other McAfee Family Protection versions please click below: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove McAfee Family Protection.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Family Protection

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\mfp.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\SEConf.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter\SEConf.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to remove McAfee Family Protection from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Family Protection is a program offered by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE manner to uninstall McAfee Family Protection 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to take care of your PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find McAfee Family Protection or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee Family Protection". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Family Protection app will be found automatically. When you select McAfee Family Protection in the list of programs, 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 people have regarding McAfee Family Protection, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for McAfee Family Protection:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall McAfee Family Protection.
Uninstall McAfee Family Protection

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

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above 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 application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee Family Protection in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-07-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-07-20 19:35:56.860