COMPUTING AND TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

McAfee Removal Instructions for Home Users

Computing & Technology Services will be transitioning to a new antivirus product, Microsoft Forefront, during the spring 2011 semester. Forefront will be deployed to all campus PCs and will replace McAfee, our current Windows antivirus solution.  Home users who have the campus licensed version of McAfee installed will need to remove it and install Microsoft Security Essentials.

1. Click Start and open Control Panel
2. Open Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or click Uninstall a program (Windows Vista/7)
3. Select McAfee AntiSpyware Enterprise Module and click Remove (XP) or Uninstall (Vista/7)


4. Select McAfee VirusScan Enterprise and click Remove (XP) or Uninstall (Vista/7)
5. When prompted, confirm that you want to uninstall the application
6. When prompted, restart your computer
7. Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials