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I Can't Uninstall MCAFEE.yikes!

Oct 27, 2013 1:23 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by at415, at415 Oct 28, 2013 10:29 AM in response to Mytzycb Level 1 (0 points) Oct 28, The latest Dell laptop I bought came with Dell utilities I didn't want, but without any third-party crapware. You can not post a blank message. Now I get these constant McAfee warnings and error message. http://custsolutions.net/i-can-t/i-can-t-uninstall-hitman-2.php

I upgraded to Windows 10 Home from a Windows 10 ISO file available from Microsoft to get the digital entitlement. However, in order to fully install their ANTI-VIRUS program I MUST Uninstall MCAFEE (am not a subscriber anymore) but my computer WILL NOT let me uninstall it. Some users report better success when the MCPR tool is run while in Safe Mode.[1] 14 Click .Yes when the User Account Control (UAC) window appears. I don't recall getting Windows CDs though. -- hide signature --Tedhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tedchang/C&C is encouraged, I'm always learning teddoman's gear list:teddoman's gear list Sony Alpha a6300 Sony a6500 Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro

I did see a diff issue with conflicting firewall or AV. Isn't Windows always presinstalled? If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Re: Re: McAfee WebAdvisor Peter M May 26, 2015 1:17 PM (in response to dducks) The options for WebAdvisor/SiteAdvisor have never been accessible through the front panel or interface. I used the end round that Kasp provides to by pass this issue.HELP. Even the McAfee they "included" turned out to be a separate download (which I didn't take). I tried cloning my SSD system drive but apparently that doesn't work because SSDs have these dynamic buffer spaces that will confuse a cloning.

The Dell laptop was supplied with Windows 8.1 Home on hard drive (HDD). Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Social media interaction with physically manifested deities can be a security risk. More Help The firewall is Windows.

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  1. So I tried to stop it on Ctrl/Alt/Del PROCESSES tab, but cannot identify the Mcafee PROCESSES.
  2. As far as I know, there's no option to avoid them, but the Windows reinstall was easy and straightforward.
  3. Oops, I searched for "Social Media Creation Tool" and here are my results: Uh, oh.
  4. http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=5233You may have to uninstall KIS and reinstall after the McAfee procedures.
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  8. You solved the problem.
  9. But somehow I can't uninstall it.
  10. YIKES YIKES.

I'll let you know what their response is.Thanks again Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 6. Show 38 replies 1. It's just my personal preference to keep things simple. PC Applications forum About This ForumGet help and troubleshooting advice on the wide variety of PC apps and utilities--topics range from defragging tools, registry cleaners, driver finders, backup utilities, data-recovery apps,

Do you think there is anything else that I forgot to uninstall?? his comment is here that msg that it's still on my system is when I try to install norton and it does a compatibility test stating that is still thereI didn't have any issue on What you have described appears (to me) to be more logical than for Dell to install all the items that apparently most people do not want and have some difficulties of Do a search for "Media Creation Tool".

You must restart the computer to fully uninstall the McAfee product.[2] If the MCPR tool reports an unsuccessful cleanup, click the View Logs button. The system is Vista with current SP2. Double-click on the Program Files folder4. http://custsolutions.net/i-can-t/i-can-t-uninstall-texttwist.php Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

I don't recall getting Windows CDs though. Isn't Windows always presinstalled? Advertisement gilena Thread Starter Joined: Apr 7, 2003 Messages: 80 I recently purchased VERIZON DSL for my internet access connection therefore they offer me a FREE anti-virus program as a customer

The PC was activated with the Windows 10 licence before I had chance to check.

Re: McAfee WebAdvisor Hayton May 25, 2015 6:04 PM (in response to dducks) I can't really advise about WebAdvisor since I'm still waiting for McAfee to update me from SiteAdvisor, so Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 9. I was kind of thinking it'd be nice to have a fresh clean build of Windows that I can boot from. Reply Reply with quote Complain Austinian • Senior Member • Posts: 4,689 Re: Dell laptop bloatware In reply to CAcreeks • 3 months ago 1 CAcreeks wrote: teddoman wrote:

I will look into this on my wife's computer. Flag as duplicate Thanks! Before uninstalling SecurityCenter, you must uninstall VirusScan, Personal Firewall, Privacy Service, and SpamKiller. http://custsolutions.net/i-can-t/i-can-t-uninstall-wordperfect.php I don't recall getting Windows CDs though. -- hide signature --Tedhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tedchang/C&C is encouraged, I'm always learning The Dell update app is bloatware so I just check for updates manually.

WARNING. However the McAfee front panel doesn't mention Web Advisor, and it is not listed as a separate program in the McAfee start folder. then delete. In Programs and Features, there's a McAfee app called McAfee Livesafe.

Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 5. Double-click on the agent folder6. The log will open in a Notepad window.