This subject was originally posted by isabella341, but I am starting a new thread as the previous one was ticked as solved. None of the solutions helped me. I uninstall all the McAfee files I can find on XP's uninstaller, but I cannot uninstall the final security centre. A message says I must uninstall all McAfee files before I can uninstall the security centre. I have gone into search and deleted all McAfee references I could find, but I cannot deleted a protected file called mcagent.exe. Help !!!
which part of this won't work? (instuctions from from McAfee Tech. support)
How do I Uninstall SecurityCenter?
Summary: This article provides the steps to remove SecurityCenter from your computer.
Note: Before uninstalling SecurityCenter, you must uninstall VirusScan, Personal Firewall, Privacy Service, and SpamKiller.
1. Click on the Start button. 2. Point to Settings (XP users skip this step). 3. Click on Control Panel. 4. Double click Add or Remove Programs. 5. Locate McAfee SecurityCenter in the list of installed programs. 6. Single click on SecurityCenter so that it is highlighted. 7. Click the Add/Remove or Change/Remove button. 8. Follow the prompts to remove SecurityCenter. 9. Restart your computer.
McAfee SecurityCenter has been removed from your computer.
If for some reason, you have removed all of your other McAfee programs and SecurityCenter will still not uninstall, do the following:
1. Double-click on My Computer (on some XP systems, click Start ? My Computer). 2. Double-click on drive C: 3. Double-click on the Program Files folder 4. Double-click on the mcafee.com folder 5. Double-click on the agent folder 6. Double-click on the app folder 7. Delete any files that end with .adf by right-clicking the file and selecting Delete 8. Use the Control Panel to remove SecurityCenter, as listed above.