Application McAfee WebAdvisor

A guide to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor from your system

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.

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • 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}

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\McAfee WebAdvisor\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mfesapsn\ImagePath

How to delete McAfee WebAdvisor with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

McAfee WebAdvisor is an application offered by McAfee, Inc.. Some people try to remove it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE practice to remove McAfee WebAdvisor is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find McAfee WebAdvisor or simply activate the Search field and type in "McAfee WebAdvisor". The McAfee WebAdvisor app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click McAfee WebAdvisor in the list , the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding McAfee WebAdvisor, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on 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 WebAdvisor:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\McAfee\WebAdvisor\Uninstaller.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove McAfee WebAdvisor.
Uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor

8. After removing McAfee WebAdvisor, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of McAfee WebAdvisor that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing McAfee WebAdvisor with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor by McAfee, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that McAfee WebAdvisor by McAfee, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall McAfee WebAdvisor supposing 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.

2018-08-27 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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