How to completely uninstall McAfee LiveSafe

McAfee LiveSafe provides award-winning antivirus protection and much more, covering your computers, mobile devices and even your identity.

Are you having trouble uninstalling McAfee LiveSafe?
Are you looking for a solution that will completely uninstall and remove all of its files from your computer?
This guide will provide you with detailed instructions and all the information that you require to remove and uninstall
McAfee LiveSafe.

What usually makes people to uninstall McAfee LiveSafe

It seems that there are many users who have difficulty uninstalling programs like McAfee LiveSafe from their systems. Some experience issues during uninstallation, whereas other encounter problems after the program is removed.

These are the main reasons why McAfee LiveSafe is uninstalled by users:

  • The program is not compatible with other installed applications.
  • The program crashes or hangs periodically/frequently.
  • The program is not as good as the user expected.
  • The program is being re-installed (uninstalled and installed again afterwards).
  • The program is regarded by the user and/or some websites as a potentially malicious.
  • The program is not listed in the Windows Settings or Control Panel.
  • After removing the program, some of its related processes still run on the computer.
  • Some traces of the program can still can be found on the computer.
  • Removing process running for a long time and does not come to the end.

Possible problems that can arise during uninstallation of McAfee LiveSafe

  • The program’s built-in uninstaller does not start or does not operate properly.
  • A file required for the uninstallation to complete could not be run.
  • Due to an error, not all of the files were successfully uninstalled.
  • Another process is preventing the program from being uninstalled.

There could be other causes why users may not be able to uninstall McAfee LiveSafe. An incomplete uninstallation of a program may cause problems, which is why thorough removal of programs is recommended.

How to uninstall McAfee LiveSafe completely


Method 1: Uninstall McAfee LiveSafe with a third-party uninstaller.

  • 1

    Download and install Revo Uninstaller Pro - 30 days fully functional trial version

  • 2

    Start Revo Uninstaller Pro and open the module "Logs Database"

    screenshot of logs database
  • 3

    In the Search field type "McAfee LiveSafe" and you will see all logs of "McAfee LiveSafe" in the database compatible with your Windows Version.

  • 4

    Select the appropriate log by version from the list and press the "Uninstall" button from the toolbar

    screenshot of logs uninstall
  • 5

    You will see few popping up windows showing the download and import of the log to your Revo Uninstaller Pro and then the main Uninstall dialog that shows the progress of the uninstall of McAfee LiveSafe.

Method 2: Uninstall McAfee LiveSafe via Apps and Features/Programs and Features.

  • 1

    Open the Start Menu and type Apps and Features

    screenshot of apps and features
  • 2

    Look for McAfee LiveSafe in the list and click on it. The next step is to click on uninstall, so you can initiate the uninstallation.

    screenshot of apps and features

Method 3: Uninstall McAfee LiveSafe with its uninstaller.exe.

Most of the computer programs have uninstall.exe or uninst000.exe in their installation folders. You need to execute these files in order to start the uninstallation process. Here are the steps:

  • 1

    Go to the installation folder of McAfee LiveSafe. Most of the times it is located in C:\Programs files or C:\Program files(x86)

  • 2

    Locate uninstall.exe or uninst000.exe

    screenshot of uninstall.exe
  • 3

    Double click the file to start the uninstallation process.

Method 4: Uninstall String with Run

  • 1

    Hold the Windows + R keys to open the Run command.

    screenshot of run command
  • 2

    this uninstallation string
    C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /body:misp://MSCJsRes.dll::uninstall.html /id:uninstall

    and paste it in the Run command window and click OK.

  • 3

    Follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation.

Available logs

McAfee LiveSafe 16.0 on Windows 7 64-bit

McAfee LiveSafe 16.0 on Windows 7 32-bit

McAfee LiveSafe 16.0 on Windows 8.1 64-bit

McAfee LiveSafe 16.0 on Windows 10 64-bit

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