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A way to uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall McAfee Internet Security for Windows. The Windows release was created by McAfee, Inc.. Additional info about McAfee, Inc. can be seen here. Usually the McAfee Internet Security application is to be found in the C:\Program Files\McAfee directory, depending on the user's option during install. McAfee Internet Security's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. McAfee Internet Security's main file takes around 1.15 MB (1201392 bytes) and is called AlertViewer.exe.

McAfee Internet Security is comprised of the following executables which occupy 33.37 MB (34996032 bytes) on disk:

  • AlertViewer.exe (1.15 MB)
  • Launch.exe (1.64 MB)
  • firesvc.exe (400.45 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (340.99 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (552.32 KB)
  • MfeAVSvc.exe (3.03 MB)
  • mfeLamInstaller.exe (1.07 MB)
  • mfeODS.exe (1.08 MB)
  • MVsInst.exe (468.05 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (771.34 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (559.89 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (1.27 MB)
  • ShrCL.exe (473.12 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (496.33 KB)
  • mchlp32.exe (501.86 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (1,020.86 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (422.70 KB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (681.45 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (2.21 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (1,019.36 KB)
  • mispreg.exe (531.11 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (506.40 KB)
  • McPartnerSAInstallManager.exe (662.77 KB)
  • CATracker.exe (449.91 KB)
  • SmtMsgLauncher.exe (380.80 KB)
  • WssNgmAmbassador.exe (1.32 MB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (388.88 KB)
  • McChHost.exe (627.29 KB)
  • McSACore.exe (461.77 KB)
  • saUI.exe (2.11 MB)
  • saUpd.exe (1.02 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (750.99 KB)
  • MvtApp.exe (1.57 MB)
  • MVTInstaller.exe (264.88 KB)
  • McVulAdmAgnt.exe (546.75 KB)
  • McVulAlert.exe (517.47 KB)
  • McVulCon.exe (549.28 KB)
  • McVulCtr.exe (1.37 MB)
  • McVulUsrAgnt.exe (546.25 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 16.08 of McAfee Internet Security. For more McAfee Internet Security versions please click below: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling McAfee Internet Security we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove McAfee Internet Security:
  • 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\CoreUI64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\coreui\CoreUIModules.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\coreui\CoreUIModules64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\coreui\CoreUIScripts.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\coreui\CoreUIScripts64.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\coreui\CustMgr.dll
  • 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\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\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\RealProtectAMScanIf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\MfeAV\RepairModule.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\sm.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\mpf_cust.dat
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\mclgtmpl.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1028\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\mclgtmpl.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1029\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\mclgtmpl.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\msclcres.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1030\mscpstLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1031\instLD.inf
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msc\1031\mclgtmpl.inf

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSC

A way to delete McAfee Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Internet Security is an application offered by McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because deleting this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK way to erase McAfee Internet Security 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate McAfee Internet Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee Internet Security". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Internet Security application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select McAfee Internet Security in the list of apps, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about McAfee Internet Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove McAfee Internet Security.
Uninstall McAfee Internet Security

8. After uninstalling McAfee Internet Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Internet Security that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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



The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee Internet Security by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee Internet Security 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.

2018-02-11 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-11 14:46:01.530