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Simple methods to Uninstall and Remove McAfee LiveSafe on Windows

Unable to remove McAfee LiveSafe from your PC? Follow these methods.

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McAfee’s suite of antivirus products comes pre-installed in most Windows PCs these days. One of these products is McAfee LiveSafe. With its antivirus, privacy, and identity tools, LiveSafe helps in protecting your PC against viruses and ransomware. Even though it is a useful product, it is still bloatware. If you want to download another antivirus on your PC, you can easily remove McAfee’s products. In this article, we bring you two simple methods to uninstall and remove McAfee LiveSafe on a Windows PC.

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Use ‘Add/Remove Programs’ in the Control Panel

Step 1: Open Control Panel on your PC.

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Step 2: Select ‘Programs.’

Step 2: Select ‘Programs.’

Step 3: Select McAfee Livsafe and give the app permission to make changes to your system.

Step 3: Select McAfee Livsafe and give the app permission to make changes to your system.

Step 4: Click on the McAfee LivSafe box in the uninstaller and then select ‘Remove.’

Step 4: Click on the McAfee LivSafe box in the uninstaller and then select ‘Remove.’

Step 5: The Uninstaller will remove McAfee LivSafe from your PC. Restart your PC to finish the uninstallation process.

Use the McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR)

Oftentimes, users report that Windows uninstaller is not able to remove the McAfee LivSafe software from their PC. If you get an error at the end of uninstallation and are unable to remove LivSafe for your PC, try using the McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool (MCPR). Here’s how.

Step 1: Download a new copy of MCPR from here. Make sure you download a new copy every time you want to remove McAfee software. This ensures you have the latest version of the tool.

Step 2: Install the tool on your PC.

Step 3: Run the MCPR on your PC and accept the End User License Agreement.

Step 3: Run the MCPR on your PC and accept the End User License Agreement.  

Step 4: Type the CAPTCHA at the Security Validation window and click Next.

Step 4: Type the CAPTCHA at the Security Validation window and click Next.

Step 5: The uninstalling process will begin and McAfee products will be removed from your PC. Restart your PC to finish the process.

Step 5: The uninstalling process will begin and McAfee products will be removed from your PC. Restart your PC to finish the process.

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Conclusion

These are the two simple ways to uninstall and remove McAfee LiveSafe from your Windows PC. If the standard removal process does not work, use the MCPR tool to carry out the uninstallation process. Always restart your PC after uninstalling the software to finish the process. You can also use other uninstallers like Revo to remove McAfee LivSafe from your PC.

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