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Try these steps: start-->control panel-->add/uninstall programs-->select the desired programs from the populated list-->click uninstall button at the right of the blue highlighted section-->follow the prompts on the screen--> when deletion is complete, reboot system. Program should be successfully uninstaled

hope it works for ya!!..good luck

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How do I cancel ny mcaffee viris protestion


(Important: Before uninstalling your McAfee product, please make sure that your Norton is functioning properly and is up-to-date for better protection of your system.)

Are you using free trial version of McAfee virus protection or is it paid?
Here's how you can remove McAfee from your system:
You can remove the application from your system by following the uninstallation steps mentioned below:
For Windows 8 users:
1) Close all McAfee program windows.
2) In the Start screen, type "Programs and Features". (If it is not visible, click "Settings" in the list on the right.)
3) Click "Programs and Features" in the list on the left.
4) Select "McAfee SecurityCenter".
5) Click "Uninstall" and follow any on-screen prompts.
For Windows 7 and Vista users:
1) Close all McAfee program windows.
2) Click "Start", go to "Search", then type "Programs and Features", and click "Go".
3) Double-click "Programs and Features".
4) Select "McAfee Security Center".
5) Click "Uninstall" and follow any on-screen prompts.

For Windows XP users:
1) Close all McAfee program windows.
2) Click "Start", go to "Settings", and then go to "Control Panel".
3) Double-click "Add or Remove Programs".
4) Select "McAfee Security Center".
5) Click "Remove" and follow any on-screen prompts.

If you are not able to completely remove McAfee from your system by following the above steps, you can consider using McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool to uninstall the application successfully. To know more about MCPR, you can refer to "Download and run the McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool" section on the following link:
http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=TS101331

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Dell Inspiron 570 with Macafee anti-virus and Win 7 BSOD's trying to uninstall preinstalled Macafee product. Haw can I get rid of it and install another (Norton) product? I have 2 IDENTICAL Dells


LOL, you are going from one terrible product to another one. Norton and McAfee are core hogs, use a lot of resources and will slow your system to a crawl, especially if you let it expire. Why would you want something on your system that is so difficult to uninstall? Give em the boot. Try one of the FREE Antivirus programs such as AVG, AVAST or Microsoft Security Essentials.

Dell did not create this monster, your third party software is the culprit and they just don't deal with it if it's not their product.

Anyway if you tried the normal uninstall by clicking Start/Programs and opening the McAfee Folder and clicking uninstall and you're getting the BSOD, maybe try uninstalling it in Safe Mode With Networking.

Turn off the computer, then hit the power button to turn itback on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFEMODE. Take the Safe Mode With Networking option and let it boot up. Safe Mode will lookdifferent to you, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger, this isnormal.You can also go into the Control Panel and Uninstall the Program. Click Start/Control Panel look for Program and Features or Programs or Uninstall.
You can try the McAfee Removal Tool. Download and Install it, then run it. The link is below:http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe

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I have bought mcafee cd from the store and after i restarted the computer my computer freezes at the windows xp screen. how do i fix this?


Hi
I know this may sound childish but the answer right now is to remove Mcafee. Do this by going into SAFE mode. Press F8 while the computer is rebooting. Once at the SAFE menu select SAFE mode with networking. Once into SAFE mode goto START, Control Panel, Programs and Features. From there uninstall Mcafee. I had you go to the network mode because now you will need to download the Mcafee uninstall tool. This will remove the remaining pieces of Mcafee. Once all this is done go to normal mode and please check to make sure you don't have any other anti virus programs installed - these will definitely mess with Mcafee. If there are no other anti virus programs installed I have to assume it was a virus or malware that interfered with your Mcafee install. Unless you have them already I would suggest you download and then run these programs AVGFREE.exe, MALWAREBYTES.exe and SUPERANTISPYWARE.exe. You can download these from www.download.com. Once these are completed, we know your system is clean, now run the Mcafee install and everything should work fine. Good luck

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Error 1851 on dell gx280 what do i need to do to fix this problem?


Try uninstalling Site advisor.
1851 C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\Scripts\locale\no-NO

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My mcafee firewall will not fully uninstall i went to add and remove programs to uninstall and it says install log file is missing my subscription ran out to update the fire wall and i want to install a...


Perform the operations while in safe mode, including the install of the new application and the first virus and malware scans. Safe mode gives you control that you dont have in normal.

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I am trying to install new security software having uninstalled Mcafee but am getting a message that Mcafee anti virus file system filter driver is still installed. I dont think that it is but am obvoiusly...


Download the program "Revo Uninstaller" from www.download.com it is a free program that searches out every little nit of a programs existance and snuffs it out. One of the best programs I've seen for uninstalling retail garbage. When you install it and run it. It will give you a listing of all programs currently on the machine, highlight the one you want to get rid of and click on uninstall. Choose option (4), this will search the registry and get rid of everything. The original programs uninstaller will run first, let it do its thing even if it fails, hit ok and Revo will take over from there. Do not let the original program reboot, click no and continue with the Revo program. Click yes to get rid of everything each time you are asked. When it is finished it will tell you.

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I just want my money back. Because it asks me to uninstall a program I want to keep, Mcafee


Since McAfee is asking you to uninstall it, I am sure the program would have come in the spyware/adware list. They may have analysed that the software might create problems in your computer.

Do this.

install Microsoft virtual pc 2007, install xp on a virtual machine using this software.
Log into the virutal machin win xp , and instlal your software. If you connect to internet using that software, you can also install the internet device drivers.

YOu happy, Mcafee happy! atlast your systemis safe.

More info on Virutal pc
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Virtual_PC

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Won't unistall


Good morning! please try one of the following solutions to uninstall the program:
1. thru Control Panel then Add/Remove Programs
2. thru Start icon then all programs then locate McAfee then click Uninstall McAfee
3. thru use of another software which will uninstall the program, please try to look at this URL: http://www.ccleaner.com/

Best regards

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Error 1920 installing Mcafee 8.5


Good morning! If you receive a "1920" error regarding failure to start a McAfee Service when trying to update or install Mcafee VirusScan, follow the instructions below.
WARNING: This procedure involves editing the Windows Registry. Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to re-install Windows to correct them. Use this tool at your own risk.

Solution
  1. Uninstall McAfee VirusScan Enterprise using the "Add/Remove Programs" option in the Control Panel.
  2. If present, delete c:\Program Files\Network Associates and c:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates
  3. Go to the Start menu, select Run, and type regedit .
  4. Find and delete the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Network Associates.
  5. Restart the computer.
  6. Install McAfee VirusScan Enterprise and update the software.
Best regards

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You must have your original mcafee software CD or have it downloaded somewhere.

Goto the control panel and then add/remove programs. Uninstall it from there, restart the computer, and then re-install it.

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