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A way to uninstall McAfee Family Protection from your system

McAfee Family Protection is a computer program. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was created by McAfee, Inc.. You can find out more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. More data about the program McAfee Family Protection can be found at . The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Content Filter folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. 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 -l0x0009 -removeonly. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is named mfp.exe and occupies 1.65 MB (1728512 bytes).

The following executables are incorporated in McAfee Family Protection. They take 2.52 MB (2643456 bytes) on disk.

  • mfp.exe (1.65 MB)
  • Pop3Proxy.exe (397.50 KB)
  • SEConf.exe (215.00 KB)
  • UpdateService.exe (281.00 KB)

The current web page applies to McAfee Family Protection version 2.0.220 alone. You can find below info on other releases of McAfee Family Protection: to view all...

A way to delete McAfee Family Protection using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Family Protection is a program offered by McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to erase this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to erase McAfee Family Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find McAfee Family Protection or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee Family Protection". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Family Protection app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click McAfee Family Protection in the list , the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee Family Protection, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for McAfee Family Protection:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{A96FA488-2856-437F-8EAC-1FD67F0EE32C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove McAfee Family Protection.
Uninstall McAfee Family Protection

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

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall McAfee Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that McAfee Family Protection by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee Family Protection supposing 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-05-07 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-05-07 01:35:03.907