McAfee Security Scan Plus McAfee Security Scan Plus

A guide to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by McAfee, Inc.. Check out here where you can find out more on McAfee, Inc.. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 466.37 KB (477560 bytes) on disk and is named mcuicnt.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with McAfee Security Scan Plus. They take about 1.20 MB (1254921 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (261.03 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (231.71 KB)
  • mcuicnt.exe (466.37 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (266.40 KB)

This web page is about McAfee Security Scan Plus version alone. You can find below info on other releases of McAfee Security Scan Plus: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Usually the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McComponentHostService\ImagePath

A way to erase McAfee Security Scan Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Security Scan Plus is an application released by McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this manually requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus 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 an efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". If it exists on your system the McAfee Security Scan Plus application will be found automatically. After you select McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list , some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about McAfee Security Scan Plus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus.
Uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus

8. After uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Security Scan Plus that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee Security Scan Plus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-09-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-30 01:49:55.960