Problem Description:

www.mcafee.com/activate frequently is preinstalled with brand new computers, and even after uninstalling it, a few McAfee services stay and run in background slowing pc or conflicting with other software. If you attempt quitting service you will get “Access Denied” error.

Affected Products:

McAfee Anti Virus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection, McAfee All accessibility, McAfee Family Protection, McAfee Live Safe

Cause of the Problem:

  • McAfee Removal Tool That You’re using isn’t the newest version and want the newest one.
  • Windows registry entries made by Mcafee.com/activate perhaps obstructing the whole uninstallation.

Repair for McAfee Un-installation Issues:

Measure 1 : Retry uninstalling McAfee with Windows Program Manager applet.

  • You might have attempted this measure ahead, but it might not be advisable to retry.
  • Shutdown your computer, and restart it, depart from many programs which are in your Start Menu.
  • Select McAfee software from the list shown & continue to re install it.

Measure 2 : Download and run the McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool.

  • Download the MCPR instrument
  • Navigate into the folder in which you stored the document, and double-click MCPR.exe.
  • In the McAfee Software removal display, click Next.
  • When prompted, type the Captcha information, that can be case sensitive, to confirm program security, then click Next.
  • When you find the message Clean Up Successful, restart your PC. Your McAfee product won’t be fully removed until after the restart.

Measure 3 : Clean up Windows registry entries which could be preventing the entire removal of McAfee.

  • Windows Registry is a common database that’s used by Windows and all programs.
  • Only qualified technicians should try to clean up Windows registry.

For more information you can visit: www.mcafee.com/activate or contact us.