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How to uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus
Technical Articles ID:   KB68706
Last Modified:  10/8/2013


McAfee Security Scan Plus


McAfee Security Scan Plus is a free diagnostic tool that detects the security status of computers for antivirus software, firewall protection, and web security. It can co-exist with any existing security software.

Security Scan Plus was probably installed when another McAfee program or third-party application such as Adobe Reader was installed.

To remove McAfee Security Scan Plus:

  1. Click Start, Programs, McAfee Security Scan Plus.
  2. Select Uninstall.
To avoid installing Security Scan Plus in the future, the next time you install or update Adobe Reader or similar software, ensure that you deselect the Free McAfee Security Scan Plus option under Also install.

NOTE: This option is selected by default.

For more information on McAfee Security Scan Plus, see http://us.mcafee.com/en-us/local/docs/adobe_mssp_faq.pdf.


The content of this article originated in English. If there are differences between the English content and its translation, the English content is always the most accurate. Some of this content has been provided using Machine Translation translated by Microsoft.

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