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McAfee Security Center Corrupted

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Gary1911A1, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. Gary1911A1


    Jun 14, 2005
    Ohio for now
    I have a few questions I hope someone can help me with. My McAfee Security Center appers to be "jinked" and and I cannot reinstall my McAfee as prompted to by my PC. The McAfee was installed by Dell and on Vista there does not appear to be a way to uninstall it.

    1) It appears to be McAfee 7.1. Is this all I need to know if I go to Wal-Mart to get one? Often their sales people know about as much as I do.

    2) Do I nees to uninstall the old McAfee before loading the new?

    Thanks for any help.

  2. Yes use the above program to completely uninstall everything McAfee.
  3. You may want something other than McAfee for security.
  4. After uninstalling McAfee restart your PC. You can install the free of AVG for protection until you decide to buy something. It's good one and doesn't expire. Easy to uninstall if needed.
  5. EAJuggalo


    Jan 17, 2005
    Eagan, MN
    I've had very good luck with Panda since I "upgraded" to Vista Home Premium.
  6. Grimsi

    Grimsi Restored member

    May 24, 2002
    Anything "mc CRAP a fee" is bad, wipe it and toss it!
  7. The Zone Alarm Security suite works well too. :thumbsup: