McAfee Security Scan Plus McAfee Security Scan Plus

A way to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus for Windows. It was coded for Windows by McAfee, Inc.. Further information on McAfee, Inc. can be seen here. McAfee Security Scan Plus is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan folder, depending on the user's decision. 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 be prompted for administrator rights. McUICnt.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 487.68 KB (499384 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of McAfee Security Scan Plus. They take an average of 1.23 MB (1287240 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (272.80 KB)
  • McCHSvc.exe (229.70 KB)
  • McUICnt.exe (487.68 KB)
  • SSScheduler.exe (266.89 KB)

The current page applies to McAfee Security Scan Plus version only. Click on the links below for other McAfee Security Scan Plus versions: 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.

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.8.130\McUICnt.exe

A way to remove McAfee Security Scan Plus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Security Scan Plus is a program offered by McAfee, Inc.. Some computer users try to erase this program. Sometimes this is hard because performing this manually requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way to erase McAfee Security Scan Plus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
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 appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate McAfee Security Scan Plus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee Security Scan Plus". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee Security Scan Plus app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click McAfee Security Scan Plus in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

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

8. After removing McAfee Security Scan Plus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of McAfee Security Scan Plus which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee Security Scan Plus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation 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 for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 22:39:16.843