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How to uninstall McAfee SiteAdvisor from your computer

This page contains complete information on how to remove McAfee SiteAdvisor for Windows. It is produced by McAfee, Inc.. Go over here for more info on McAfee, Inc.. Click on to get more facts about McAfee SiteAdvisor on McAfee, Inc.'s website. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. The full command line for removing McAfee SiteAdvisor is C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. uninstall.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 615.90 KB (630680 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed alongside McAfee SiteAdvisor. They take about 4.47 MB (4687712 bytes) on disk.

  • ActUtil.exe (568.62 KB)
  • McChHost.exe (380.04 KB)
  • mcsacore.exe (151.23 KB)
  • mfeasins_x64.exe (589.36 KB)
  • saOemMgr.exe (85.83 KB)
  • saUI.exe (1.19 MB)
  • saUpd.exe (966.46 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (615.90 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to McAfee SiteAdvisor version 3.7.290 only. Click on the links below for other McAfee SiteAdvisor versions: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Virtualized\C\ProgramData\McAfee\SiteAdvisor

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\ActUtil.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\blist.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\cblist.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\chr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\chrome.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Components\IMcFFPlg.xpt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Components\McFFPlg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\contents.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\default.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Download\s4qs.a
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\elist.dat
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\icon.png
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\install.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mcbrwctl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McChHost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McChPlg.crx
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McIEPlg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McPlgUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACorePS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mfeasins_x86.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\NPMcFFPlg32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\oem.txt
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sa_cache_sqlite.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sa_http_win32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\SA_indep.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\SA_main.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sa_mbl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sa_store_sqlite.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\SA_win32.inf
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sacore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saffplg.xpi
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sahook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saProd.ini
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\sares.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\SASet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saSets.ini
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\SaSSHMod.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saUpd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\saupkeep.dll
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotationBalloon.html
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotationballoon.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotationBalloon_wa.html
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotationBalloon_wa.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotationEngine.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotationEngine_wa.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotations.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotations_im.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\annotations_wa.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\balloon.html
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\balloon.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\balloon_logo.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\balloon_logo_plus.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\balloon_x.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\blackpixel.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\bullet.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_black.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_black_lock.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_cashback.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_disabled.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_green.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_green_lock.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_grey.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_grey_lock.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_hs.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_hs_lock.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_red.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_red_lock.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_yellow.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\button_yellow_lock.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cashback.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cashback.html
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cashback_closebtn.png
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cashback_ebatesLogo.png
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cashback_mcsecureLogo.png
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cb_icon.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cornersm-hollow.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\cornersm-solid.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\corner-solid.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\down_arrow.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\download_careful.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\download_unsafe.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\empty.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\engine.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\error-icon.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\facebook.js
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\favicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_balloon_banner.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_banner_c.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_banner_l.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_banner_r.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_banner_sep.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_bottom_c.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_bottom_l.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_bottom_r.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_bottom_sep.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_facet.gif
  • C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\g_footer_c.gif

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{35ED3F83-4BDC-4c44-8EC6-6A8301C7413A}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAfee SiteAdvisor Service\ImagePath

How to erase McAfee SiteAdvisor from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee SiteAdvisor is an application offered by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to remove this application. This is efortful because deleting this manually takes some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK manner to remove McAfee SiteAdvisor 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find McAfee SiteAdvisor or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee SiteAdvisor". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee SiteAdvisor program will be found automatically. When you select McAfee SiteAdvisor in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding McAfee SiteAdvisor, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for McAfee SiteAdvisor:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove McAfee SiteAdvisor.
Uninstall McAfee SiteAdvisor

8. After uninstalling McAfee SiteAdvisor, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee SiteAdvisor which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee SiteAdvisor using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, 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 Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee SiteAdvisor by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee SiteAdvisor by McAfee, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee SiteAdvisor in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 19:06:54.927