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How to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by McAfee, Inc.. You can read more on McAfee, Inc. or check for application updates here. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus is C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. mcuicnt.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 466.37 KB (477560 bytes) on disk.

McAfee Security Scan Plus installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 1.20 MB (1262609 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (271.94 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (229.27 KB)
  • mcuicnt.exe (466.37 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (265.44 KB)

The current web page applies to McAfee Security Scan Plus version alone. You can find below info on other application versions of McAfee Security Scan Plus: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\McAfee Security Scan

A way to erase McAfee Security Scan Plus from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a program marketed by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some people choose to uninstall this program. This can be hard because removing this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY action 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 already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to take care of your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

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 the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Security Scan Plus application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list of apps, the following data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about McAfee Security Scan Plus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus.
Uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus

8. After removing McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Security Scan Plus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus 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.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 00:11:43.187