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Windows 7: Mcafee uninstall..... safely

10 Feb 2013   #1
bonkers72

Win 7 Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Mcafee uninstall..... safely

Just purchased a laptop with Win 7. Has Mcafee installed. Want to unistall it as soon as I start it up for the first time. I know there have been issues with some uninstalling this in the past. Want to avoid any issues. Was going to install Revo uninstaller and remove it from there. Good idea ? Or another way. Thanks for the help.


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10 Feb 2013   #2
keebsuk

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have had the same problem in the past, they really don't want it off one's PC do they!

Use Revo Uninstaller and make sure you run the "Forced Uninstall" too. Other than this it is a trip into your registry and, unless you are 100% confident in working there, I would stay well away!

Let us know how you get on as my mothers lap top has Mcafee and I want to get rid at some point.

Andy
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10 Feb 2013   #3
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

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10 Feb 2013   #4
bonkers72

Win 7 Premium 64 Bit
 
 

You mention "Forced Uninstall" Not firmiliar with that. Do you mean Advanced? Or is it in Revo uninstall Pro. I am using the free version.
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10 Feb 2013   #5
keebsuk

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bonkers72 View Post
You mention "Forced Uninstall" Not firmiliar with that. Do you mean Advanced? Or is it in Revo uninstall Pro. I am using the free version.
I use the paid so I'm not sure mate.
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10 Feb 2013   #6
bonkers72

Win 7 Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by C-11 View Post
Thanks Mickey
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10 Feb 2013   #7
bonkers72

Win 7 Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks Andy.
B-72
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10 Feb 2013   #8
f14tomcat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Get rid of McAfee

Definitely the McAfee Removal tool! It is the only way to get rid of the registry keys that they put in there
with "Gorilla Glue"!
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