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How to Uninstall McAfee Livesafe from Windows 10?

In case if you want to Uninstall McAfee Livesafe from Windows 10 due to any reason. Then, follow the below given instructions for proper uninstallation.

Uninstall McAfee Livesafe from Windows 10

From Control Panel

  1. To begin with, click on the Windows “Start” icon from the bottom left-hand corner of your screen. 
  2. Click on the “Search” icon to access its Search Bar.
  3. Type in “Control Panel”. Then, hit the “Enter” key.
  4. Select “Control Panel” from the Search Results.
  5. From the “Control Panel”, select “Programs and Features”.
  6. Consequently, a list of all the Installed Applications will open up on your system. 
  7. From this list, locate “McAfee Livesafe”.
  8. Right-click on it. Then, select “Uninstall”.
  9. On the following McAfee Uninstall window, tick the checkboxes for “McAfee LiveSafe”, “Remove all files for this program” and “Web Protection”. 
  10. Then, click “Remove”.
  11. In case of a Security Prompt stating “Active Subscription, click “Remove”.
  12. As a result, it will begin to uninstall McAfee Livesafe.
  13. Meanwhile, if it prompts to specify a reason to uninstall it. Then, click on “No Thanks”.
  14. Finally, click “Restart Now” on the following window. 
  15. As your system Reboots itself, proceed to uninstall McAfee Web Advisor
  16. For this, access “Control Panel”.
  17. Then, select “Programs and Features”.
  18. Right-click on “McAfee Web Advisor”.
  19. Thereafter, select “Uninstall”.
  20. If prompted to “Keep Web Protection”, simply select “No Thanks, Just Uninstall It”.
  21. As a result, it will begin the uninstallation process.
  22. Hence, wait for the same. 
  23. At last, click “Done”.
  24. Then, Restart your system. 
  25. After that, launch “File Explorer”.
  26. Access “C:Program Files”.
  27. Then, select McAfee.
  28. Thereafter, press the “Delete” key on your Keyboard. 
  29. In case, you get a Warning window. Then, click “Continue”. 

With McAfee Removal Tool

In case you encounter any issue in completely removing McAfee Livesafe from your Windows 10 device. Then, you can opt for the alternate method to uninstall the same. In this method, you will use a dedicated application removal tool called McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR). It is a single-use software which means you have to download it for every use.

  1. To begin with, bring up a commonly used Web Browser on your system. For instance, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome etc. 
  2. Launch “home.mcafee.com”. Then, go to its “Support” Page. 
  3. Here, you will find the MCPR Tool. Click on the respective “Download” button to acquire this tool.
  4. Wait for the download to finish. 
  5. Then, launch the downloaded tool by double-clicking the same. 
  6. When you get a Security Prompt, opt for “Yes”, “Continue”, or “Run”.
  7. On its Welcome window, click “Next”.
  8. Thereafter, attentively go through its “End User License Agreement”. 
  9. Then, select “Agree”.
  10. Click “Next” once again.
  11. On the following Security Validation window, you will get some random characters. 
  12. Type in the characters in the empty text box exactly as given on the screen. 
  13. Click “Next” to proceed further.
  14. As a result, an attempt will be made to remove all the unnecessary files and partial installations. Therefore, wait for it.
  15. Following that, you will get one of the messages given below. Based on the message that you get, proceed further to Uninstall McAfee Livesafe from a Windows 10 Device.
    1. Removal Complete: Restart your system and you are done.
    2. Cleanup Unsuccessful: Repeat the procedure as explained below.
  • Restart your Computer.
  • Run the MCPR Tool again.
  • In the case of a “Cleanup Unsuccessful” message, simply ignore it.
  • Restart the Computer.
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