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

Summary

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.

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