McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service



A way to uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service for Windows. It is made by McAfee, Inc.. Open here where you can read more on McAfee, Inc.. The application is often located in the %MVSDIR%\Agent folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's preference. The full command line for uninstalling McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service is C:\ARCHIV~1\McAfee\MANAGE~1\Agent\myinx /Script=C:\ARCHIV~1\McAfee\MANAGE~1\VScan\vsasap.inx /Section=DefaultUninstall. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. TOPSConsole.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 173.31 KB (177472 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service. They take about 638.63 KB (653952 bytes) on disk.



  • TOPSConsole.exe (173.31 KB)
  • XTray.exe (465.31 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 5.0.0.811 of McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service. Click on the links below for other McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service versions:

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McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service:
  • C:\Archivos de programa\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\VScan\McShield.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\MVS

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EngineServer\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McShield\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MfeAVFK\InstallReference.C__ARCHIV_1_McAfee_MANAGE_1_VScan_MfeHidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MfeBOPK\InstallReference.C__ARCHIV_1_McAfee_MANAGE_1_VScan_MfeHidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfehidk\InstallReference.C__ARCHIV_1_McAfee_MANAGE_1_VScan_MfeHidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MfeRKDK\InstallReference.C__ARCHIV_1_McAfee_MANAGE_1_VScan_MfeHidin.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfetdik\InstallReference.C__ARCHIV_1_McAfee_MANAGE_1_VScan_MfeHidin.exe




How to erase McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service is an application released by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users want to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because doing this by hand takes some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service or simply click the Search feature and type in "McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service". If it exists on your system the McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service app will be found automatically. When you select McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service in the list of apps, some information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service.
Uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service


8. After uninstalling McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service by McAfee, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-09-05 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-04 21:03:49.387