The following instructional guide will show you How to Uninstall McAfee on your Computer or PC in 2 minutes or less.
We can easily uninstall McAfee within the settings and free up space on our device.
(Not to mention get rid of the annoying pop-ups that McAfee is notorious for).
McAfee is an Antivirus software that oftentimes comes preinstalled on various laptops and desktop computers.
It works to prevent and identify various malware that may infect your PC.
McAfee also provides identity protection and VPN Service for those looking for complete security.
However, not everyone wishes to use McAfee’s services on their device.
Luckily, we can easily uninstall McAfee in a few simple steps that take 2 minutes or less.
In the guide below, we will uninstall McAfee on a PC with Windows 10.
However, this will also work for any variation of Windows.
TROYPOINT TIP: Uninstalling McAfee from your computer may leave it vulnerable to infection and more.
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Why Would You Want to Uninstall McAfee?
As stated above, McAfee software oftentimes comes pre-installed on various devices such as laptops and PCs.
However, McAfee isn’t the only antivirus option available and many use different Antivirus software to protect their device.
Windows users are familiar with Windows Defender that usually comes built into Microsoft Windows devices.
This is a great Antivirus option that works fabulously in conjunction with VIPRE Antivirus.
Both of these options are featured in the TROYPOINT Antivirus Guide that will tell you everything you need to know about Antivirus.
Others may want to uninstall McAfee to free up space on their computer.
This will allow you to install other Streaming Apps and APKs to get the most out of your device.
Whatever the reason is, uninstalling McAfee is a simple process that will take 2 minutes or less.
Use our screenshot guide below to learn How to Uninstall McAfee Antivirus.
How to Uninstall McAfee Antivirus
1. Click the Start button in the bottom left-hand corner.
2. Choose Settings.
3. Click Apps.
4. Scroll down to find and select McAfee. Click Uninstall.
5. You are then prompted with the following message. Click Lose My Protection.
6. Select Lose My Protection again.
7. Wait for the app to be removed.
8. You can now select any reasons for why you chose to uninstall McAfee.
9. Click Send or No Thanks to skip.
10. Click Restart now to restart your computer.
After resetting your device you will no longer have McAfee antivirus installed.
That’s it! You have successfully removed McAfee.
Uninstall McAfee with McAfee Removal Tool
If you prefer, you can also uninstall McAfee using the McAfee Consumer Product Removal tool.
To do so, follow the instructions below:
1. Visit the Official McAfee Website and download the MCPR tool.
2. Open the MCPR.exe tool and click Yes.
3. This will launch the tool for use, click Next.
4. Choose Agree.
5. Enter the Security Validation presented and click Next.
6. You are prompted with a Removal Complete message. Click Restart.
McAfee is now uninstalled from your device. Enjoy!
IMPORTANT NOTE: You may find that your computer has multiple McAfee applications. You must remove all McAfee apps on your device to completely uninstall this software.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is McAfee hard to uninstall?
No. This guide will provide a simple guide to remove McAfee from your computer.
How do I remove McAfee?
This guide will show you how to uninstall McAfee within settings of your device.
What is McAfee?
McAfee is a security software that features Antivirus and more.
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