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Old 08-28-2006, 01:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hiya,
trying to remove mcafee, deleted it from add/remove programs. but did not delete securite centre. tried locating it in C: Programs, i have deleted all the contents but i cannot delete the remaining two sub folders which are:

Agent

Shredder

Am trying to install a new anti virus program and not letting me do it as they say i have one installed, it sais delete the program but it just sais it cant!

why please help!

thanks
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Old 08-28-2006, 01:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Download CCleaner (located below in my signature).

It will let you selectively delete add/remove programs entries.
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I have some McAfee cleaning tools that I got from McAfee after many hours of tech (non)support. Contact them and get them to send you the links for downloading all of them. There are 4 I think.
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Best advice is to do it in safe mode, I'm pretty sure you can use CCleaner in safe mode or the McAfee uninstaller in safe mode.
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Best advice is to do it in safe mode, I'm pretty sure you can use CCleaner in safe mode or the McAfee uninstaller in safe mode.
Best bet id say
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Some things won't uninstall in safe mode. WIndows uninstaller needs services that don't come on in safe. I had to manually stop all McAfee services, then try to uninstall, then delete files/folders, then search for anything left and delete. Delete the registry keys too and the prefetch.
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