How To Uninstall McAfee In Windows 10?

How to Uninstall McAfee in Windows 10

You might have decided to remove McAfee from your Windows 10 device to install some other anti-virus software or for any other reason. But it is always recommended to protect your system from malware and online threats.

Uninstall McAfee In Windows 10 Using Two Simple Methods

  • Using Windows Settings.
  • Using the McAfee Removal Tool. 

Both the methods are very simple and easy.

Using Windows Settings

  • Click on your Windows search box and type Settings.
  • Select Settings from the results.
  • Once the Settings window opens, click Apps.
  • Enter McAfee in the search box. When it appears, click on it.
  • Right-click on the McAfee icon and select Uninstall to confirm the removal of the software.
  • Once Windows completes the uninstallation process, close the Settings windows.
  • Restart your Windows computer and make sure you have uninstalled the McAfee anti-virus.

Removing McAfee in Windows 10 Using McAfee Removal Tool

Sometimes you might be stuck removing the app; in that case, you can use the McAfee Removal Tool to remove the software through your PC settings.

  • Most of the time, the removal tool will be downloaded while you download the software.
  • If you haven't, download the MCPR Tool from the McAfee official website.
  • Once you have downloaded it, double-click MCPR.exe.
  • Click on Yes, Continue.
  • Sometimes security warning will be displayed; select Run. The McAfee Software Removal Tool will now open.
  • Click Next on the McAfee Software Removal screen.
  • Click I Agree on the Agree on the End User License Agreement (EULA) page to move further.
  • Type all the characters shown on the Security Validation screen, and then select Next.
  • You need to wait for the tool to remove the McAfee software. It might take some time.
  • Finally, restart your Windows 10 computer when you see the Complete Removal message.

Now you have successfully removed McAfee in Windows 10. But don't forget to install anti-virus software in order to protect your system.


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