Application McAfee WebAdvisor

How to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor for Windows. It is written by McAfee, Inc.. Additional info about McAfee, Inc. can be found here. More info about the application McAfee WebAdvisor can be seen at . The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\McAfee\WebAdvisor directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\McAfee\WebAdvisor\Uninstaller.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor. The program's main executable file is named browserhost.exe and its approximative size is 1.57 MB (1645616 bytes).

McAfee WebAdvisor is comprised of the following executables which occupy 5.99 MB (6280896 bytes) on disk:

  • browserhost.exe (1.57 MB)
  • servicehost.exe (519.28 KB)
  • uihost.exe (517.78 KB)
  • uninstaller.exe (1.76 MB)
  • updater.exe (1.64 MB)

This info is about McAfee WebAdvisor version alone. You can find here a few links to other McAfee WebAdvisor releases: to view all...
If planning to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor:
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\eventmanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\logicmodule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\lookupmanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\mfesapsn.sys
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\resource.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\servicehost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\settingmanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\taskmanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\uihost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\uimanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\uninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\mcafee\WebAdvisor\x64\wssdep.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\McAfee NGI\packages\{SD: C:|Program Files|McAfee|WebAdvisor}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\McAfee NGI\packages\WebAdvisor
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{35ED3F83-4BDC-4c44-8EC6-6A8301C7413A}

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAfee WebAdvisor\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfesapsn\ImagePath

A way to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee WebAdvisor is a program marketed by the software company McAfee, Inc.. Some computer users decide to uninstall it. This is efortful because deleting this manually requires some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor 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 already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find McAfee WebAdvisor or simply activate the Search feature and type in "McAfee WebAdvisor". If it is installed on your PC the McAfee WebAdvisor app will be found automatically. After you select McAfee WebAdvisor in the list , the following data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding McAfee WebAdvisor, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for McAfee WebAdvisor:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\McAfee\WebAdvisor\Uninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor.
Uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor

8. After removing McAfee WebAdvisor, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong McAfee WebAdvisor that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling McAfee WebAdvisor using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to remove McAfee WebAdvisor by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that McAfee WebAdvisor by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove McAfee WebAdvisor in case you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

2018-08-27 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-27 13:31:45.303