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I tried removing McAfee AIO with MCPR.exe, but to no avail.

I also ran ''DECRAPIFIER'' with the same result, what else can you advise me?

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  • GI Dec 06, 2008

    I did! but, unfortunately, removing it by way of "Add/Remove Hardware" was requiring a certain file called "VSP.msi" and even my installer CD can't provide. Thank you anyway for trying to help. I finally got rid of that McAffe problem by using Revouninstaller (Thank God!)

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Did you try removing it from your control panel options?

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

  • darrin johnson Dec 06, 2008

    glad you were able to clear it up,somethings can be frustrating.

  • darrin johnson Dec 06, 2008

    just a quick comment about a program i use,it is called perfect uninstaller,this program can uninstall anything,first it uses the programs uninstall feature and if that does'nt work it forcibly uninstalls it,i love it.

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