How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10

How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10

How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10: In order to protect your PC most users download third-party antivirus or security software such as those of McAfee, Avast, Quick Heal, etc. The problem with most of these Antivirus programs is that you cannot easily uninstall them, even though you can uninstall McAfee from Program and Features, it still leaves a lot of file & configurations in the registry. Without cleaning all this, you won’t be able to install another antivirus program.

How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10

Now, in order to clean all this mess, a program called McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) was developed and this really takes cares of all the junk files left behind by McAfee. So without wasting any time let’s see How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed guide.

How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

1.Press Windows Key + Q to bring up Windows Search then type control and click on Control Panel from the list of search results.

Type control panel in the search

2.Under Programs click on Uninstall a program.

uninstall a program

3.Find McAfee then right-click on it and select Uninstall.

4.Follow on-screen instructions in order to completely uninstall McAfee.

Right-click on McAfee then select Uninstall | Completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10

5.Reboot your PC to save changes.

6.Download McAfee Consumer Product Removal.

7.Run the MCPR.exe and if you see a security warning, click Yes to continue.

Run McAfee Consumer Product Removal

8.Accept the End License Agreement (EULA) and click Next.

Accept the End License Agreement (EULA) and click Next

9.Type the characters exactly as shown on your screen and click Next.

Type the characters exactly as shown on your screen and click Next

10.Once the uninstall is complete you see a Removal Complete message, just click on Restart to save changes.

How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to completely uninstall McAfee from Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

3 Comments

  1. Called and asked for support. Was told to call the place of purchase. Still having problems!!!!!!

  2. thank god i finally got rid of this. the damn things been running so many programs on my pc that it was about to fu*king explode

  3. OMG THANK YOU. They stalked my life.

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