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Solved How to remove ALL of McAfee?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by DaveA, Sep 22, 2019.

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  1. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter Thread Starter

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    New HP laptop, installed McAfee using the control panel, but we see the a message every day about setting McAfee up.
    Using "Everything" we see McAfee in about 30 different places, most are referring to I believe the tablet app that was shipped with this Windows 10 HP laptop?

    Most of the folders are protected so we can not get to them to delete them using File Explorer.
     
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    Installed - is that correct please OR a typo for uninstalled
     
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    I am NOT suggesting for one moment that your link is NOT safe

    However although the sub link appears to offer the download from the McAfee site
    I think it best to go there in the first place
    https://service.mcafee.com/webcenter/portal/oracle/webcenter/page/scopedMD/s55728c97_466d_4ddb_952d_05484ea932c6/Page29.jspx?wc.contextURL=/spaces/cp&articleId=TS101331&_afrLoop=1151230642161469&leftWidth=0%&showFooter=false&showHeader=false&rightWidth=0%&centerWidth=100%#[email protected]@?showFooter=false&_afrLoop=1151230642161469&articleId=TS101331&leftWidth=0%25&showHeader=false&wc.contextURL=%2Fspaces%2Fcp&rightWidth=0%25&centerWidth=100%25&_adf.ctrl-state=them6ugi8_9

    I would be most surprised if my good colleague DaveA - a trusted advisor has not already tried the removal tool

    DaveA
    I have read reports that some apps cannot be uninstalled from Control Panel, indeed some are not even listed there
    If that is the case, try as on this link from settings
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4028054/windows-10-repair-or-remove-programs
     
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    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter Thread Starter

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    Yes, that should be "UNINSTALLED"
     
  6. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter Thread Starter

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    The removal tool removed most of the McAfee files.
    We will see within a few days to see if the Reminder has been removed.
    Thanks for all of the input.
     
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    I like to use RevoUninstaller. It uses the app/software's own removal procedure. Then it will scan for any left over tid bits and registry items lurking on the system. Then you have to option to select/delete all items found.
     
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