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Windows 7: McAfee Anti Virus pre installed - uninstall before activation?

13 Apr 2018   #1

Windows 7 Pro sp1 64 bit
McAfee Anti Virus pre installed - uninstall before activation?

McAfee Anti Virus came pre installed on my computer. I've not activated it and would like to remove it. Would it be a simple matter of using Revo to uninstall it or is there a better procedure to follow? I've read some of these security programs can be difficult to properly remove.

Thank you.


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13 Apr 2018   #2

win 8 32 bit

You uninstall in the normal way but then you need the free tool on McFee's site to remove what's left without that you may find you can't use the network depending on what version you have
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13 Apr 2018   #3

Windows 7 Pro sp1 64 bit

Yikes! Thank you so much. Off to look for this McAfee tool. ... Mary
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13 Apr 2018   #4
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi Mary,

This should be what you are looking for:

McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool

I hope this helps!
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