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Uninstall McAfee

Instructions for Uninstalling McAfee

IT Services are no longer supporting McAfee antivirus, and we recommend that you uninstall it and use the free Symantec

1 Screen image: Control Panel.

Open Control Panel

Click the Windows Start button at the bottom left hand corner of your screen and click Control Panel.

In Control Panel ensure that View by is set to Category.

2 Screen image: Uninstall or change a program.

Uninstall McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

Under Programs select Uninstall a Program.

Select McAfee VirusScan Enterprise in the list, and click Uninstall.

3 Screen images: Are you sure ...?


You will be asked to confirm that you wish to uninstall McAfee VirusScan Enterprise. Click Yes.


Confirm again and Restart

You should see a Preparing to remove... dialogue.

On the next screen asking "Are you sure you want to make these changes" click Yes. The windows installer will now remove McAfee.

Restart your computer once the uninstallation is complete. 

5 Screen image: Programs with McAfee Agent selected.

Repeat for other McAfee programs

Repeat steps 1 and 2 and locate and select any other program associated with McAfee (such as McAfee Agent, McAfee Security Scan Plus, and McAfee Site Advisor); click Uninstall to remove. Repeat until all McAfee programs are removed.



Restart your computer.