There are some applications hard to install as well as uninstall. McAfee LiveSafe is one of the security products challenging to uninstall from your system entirely. If you are looking to uninstall McAfee LiveSafe from your computer, you are in the right place. McAfee LiveSafe is one of the popular antivirus programs in the market and is similar to the McAfee Internet security program. McAfee LiveSafe protects against malware and spyware. These harmful spyware steal information and sensitive data from your computer. The McAfee LiveSafe secures your system against this difficult spyware. Usually, McAfee LiveSafe is preinstalled on your orders. So it isn’t very easily get rid of complete McAfee LiveSafe software.
If McAfee LiveSafe program is Pre-installed:
It is essential to activate the McAfee LiveSafe subscription before removing the program from your system. Use the product key and activate the subscription.
How to Remove the McAfee LiveSafe?
- Uninstall using Settings and Control Panel
This is the first step to uninstall the McAfee LiveSafe from your computer. First, you have to log in to the administrator panel to make any changes in the program. Then back up the data before deleting the McAfee LiveSafe from your system. Go to the start menu and click on the control panel and open the programs and features section. Go to the settings and select the McAfee LiveSafe instance from a list of programs. Now Uninstall the Program using the instructions. Hit the Finish button after completion of the process and restart the system.
Uninstall Using McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR)
McAfee is one of the best brands in the market. It offers a range of featured products. McAfee has introduced a product to uninstall the product easily from your system. Before downloading the product makes sure that download the MCPR new copy every time; as this latest version come up with all latest patches. MCPR clean ups the reinstallation products not meant to clean the 100% product components. A restart of the system is a must.
Delete McAfee Security from Your PC
- Go to McAfee official website and download the MCPR tool. Install the downloaded file by double-clicking on the.Exe file.
- Follow the instructions and continue the installation process
- Agree with the licence agreement and click the nest option
- Now run the MCPR tool to remove the McAfee LiveSafe tool
- Restart your system and check if McAfee LiveSafe is removed entirely from your order or not.
Windows Powershell to Remove McAfee Security from Computer
Using the command line, you can use a powerful tool provided by Windows Powershell. It is an open-source platform available to all. Powershell can be used to uninstall different apps and programs from the Windows; it is also used to remove preinstalled Windows programs like videos, Calculator or Photos etc.
Search for the PowerShell in the search window, run the administrator option. Open the command prompt and type Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Select Name, PackageFullName; And hit the Enter button. You will get the list of 2 columns, full name of the app and full package name. you will find the McAfee LiveSafe product, now type the below command;
Remove-AppxPackage -package PackageFullName
Now hit the Enter button and restart the system.
How to remove McAfee (Step by Step Video Guide)
How to Uninstall McAfee in Safe Mode
If you are still not able to uninstall the McAfee LiveSafe properly, then
- Start your system in safe mode.
- Restart the system and open the safe mode.
- Open the command prompt and type “MSConfig“.
- Go to the Boot tab and restart the system.
- The computer will start in the safe mode.
- Now open the settings and navigate to the programs.
- Search the McAfee LiveSafe and select the option to uninstall.
- Now restart the system in the normal mode.
You can remove pre-installed McAfee Antivirus/ Security from your Dell, HP, Asus, Accer, Lenovo laptops using above methods or contact our customer service.
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