Uninstall McAfee Security Center in Few Easy Steps

McAfee Security Center gives a complete antivirus solution to the users for safeguarding their valuable electronic devices such as computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. This software tool effectively detects any types of harmful virus threats and don’t let them harm your computer systems. However they are certain situations when you have to uninstall McAfee Security Center from your computer. Keep in mind that uninstalling McAfee Security Center is not any easy task and you would require little technical knowledge or some tech support for it. Read further to learn how to uninstall McAfee Security Center from your computer. You can also seek assistance from McAfee Tech Support to get detailed guidance on this topic.

Uninstall McAfee Security

Locate Programs and Features

Click on Start menu and open the Control Panel. Now click on “Program and Features” or “Uninstall a program” link.

Close all Windows and restart the computer

In the list of the programs installed in the windows, locate McAfee Security Center and select Uninstall. If that is not working, read further. Close all the programs and reboot the computer. Make sure no other programs are running in the background.

Select General tab

Select on Start and look for “services.msc”. Now right-click on every McAfee entry and choose “Properties”. Select the General tab and choose “Startup Type” menu and after that click on “Disabled”.

Reboot the computer

Click on “Recovery” tab and choose “Take No Action” when the services fails. Now restart your computer. When your computer will be restarted, there would be no McAfee services running on the computer.

Remove the McAfee installation

Go to Control Panel, try to uninstall McAfee program again. Since there are no McAfee services are running, McAfee will be easily uninstalled. In case it doesn’t uninstall, read further.

Download and use the MCPR tool

You can download McAfee Consumer Product Removal tool from the official website of McAfee. Run the program as Administrator. Click on Next to initiate the removal process. In the UAC window, select “Yes”. Accept the “End User License Agreement by clicking Next. Restart the computer to successfully finish the removal process.

In this way, you will be able to uninstall McAfee Security Center from your computer. For any other issue or query regarding McAfee contact our McAfee Technical Support Number 1800-734-2803 (Toll free).

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