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A way to uninstall McAfee Internet Security from your computer

McAfee Internet Security is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by McAfee, Inc.. You can find out more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for McAfee Internet Security is C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall. The application's main executable file is named firesvc.exe and it has a size of 70.84 KB (72536 bytes).

The executable files below are installed together with McAfee Internet Security. They occupy about 12.40 MB (12999096 bytes) on disk.

  • firesvc.exe (70.84 KB)
  • MpfAlert.exe (416.85 KB)
  • McAlert.exe (199.09 KB)
  • QcCons32.exe (138.21 KB)
  • QcConsol.exe (167.40 KB)
  • QcShm.exe (787.05 KB)
  • ShrCL.exe (65.84 KB)
  • EarlyActivation.exe (93.46 KB)
  • McActInst.exe (142.22 KB)
  • mcautoreg.exe (388.19 KB)
  • McAWFwk.exe (324.30 KB)
  • McBootSvcSet.exe (297.08 KB)
  • mcinfo.exe (779.41 KB)
  • McInstru.exe (299.38 KB)
  • mcoemmgr.exe (1.08 MB)
  • mcsvrcnt.exe (709.97 KB)
  • mcsync.exe (1.32 MB)
  • mcuihost.exe (745.20 KB)
  • mcupdmgr.exe (1.27 MB)
  • mispreg.exe (548.55 KB)
  • mcocrollback.exe (582.27 KB)
  • mskxagnt.exe (125.16 KB)
  • McSmtFwk.exe (124.66 KB)
  • McInsUpd.exe (262.96 KB)
  • mcods.exe (375.05 KB)
  • McVsMap.exe (92.98 KB)
  • McVsShld.exe (301.63 KB)
  • mfehidin.exe (609.50 KB)
  • MVsInst.exe (277.05 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to McAfee Internet Security version 11.6.511 alone. You can find below info on other releases of McAfee Internet Security: to view all...
Many files, folders and Windows registry data will not be uninstalled when you remove McAfee Internet Security from your computer.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall McAfee Internet Security:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\msm\McSmtFwk.exe

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

How to erase McAfee Internet Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Internet Security is an application released by McAfee, Inc.. Some people decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK way to uninstall McAfee Internet Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate McAfee Internet Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee Internet Security". The McAfee Internet Security application will be found automatically. After you click McAfee Internet Security in the list , the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding McAfee Internet Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then 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 proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Internet Security that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove 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 info on how to remove McAfee Internet Security in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-03 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-03 20:23:51.850