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How to remove MaCfee trial AV security on IdeaPad or IdeaCentre

Question

My IdeaCentre came with a preinstalled trial copy of McAfee security, but I have decided to  use Avast. About every hour, a McAfee box comes up telling me to renew, or my computer will not be protected.  Since I have another AV program install and therefore have protection, I wish to remove McAfee and stop these pop-ups.

 

 I tried Control Panel uninstall, but it didn't work. 

Answer

Try the McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool from here :http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Uninstallers/McAfee-Consumer-Product-Removal-Tool.shtml

 

Instructions for use are located at the bottom of that webpage.

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