Resolving McAfee Error 12152

 McAfee Error 12152

McAfee error 12152 is a common error that occurs when you install a McAfee product on your computer. The error usually occurs due to the incomplete installation of the McAfee software, corrupted system files, and improper deletion of system apps. To fix the McAfee error code 12152 on your computer, refer to the troubleshooting steps mentioned below.

Solution: 1

  • Log in to your computer's administrator account with the help of login credentials (if any).
  • Click the Start menu available at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Type "system tools" in the search panel and hit the Enter key.
  • From the search result, select system tools and navigate to the "System Restore" page.
  • Click the System Restore button and select the Restore my computer to an earlier time option.
  • Select the restore point (if you have created one) from the displayed list.
  • Click the Next button and confirm your action.
  • Reboot your computer and check if the system has been restored to the previous version.
  • Reinstall the McAfee product that suits your Windows computer. Now your McAfee error 12152 is resolved.

Solution: 2

  • On your Windows computer, open the default browser and navigate to the official McAfee site.
  • Download the McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool.
  • Back up your important files and save it to an external device.
  • Close all the running programs and go to the Downloads folder.
  • Give a double-click on the downloaded MCPR file.
  • If the User Account Control (UAC) dialog box appears on the screen, click the Yes button to allow access to the software to make changes.
  • On the McAfee Software Removal screen, click the Next button.
  • Go through the EULA and click the Agree radio button.
  • On the Security Validation screen, enter the displayed Captcha in the text box and click Next.
  • Once you have removed all the McAfee products files using the MCPR tool, reboot your computer.
  • Reinstall the McAfee product on your computer and check if the McAfee error 12152 has been resolved.


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