After uninstalling McAfee through "Add/Remove Programs", my computer is unable to preform a Normal Startup when restart it. I encounter a BSOD duing startup that basically says Windows was forced to shut down, but it doesn't say up long enough for me to read all of it (disabling Auto Restart now). I then have to restart in Safe Mode, and in the end, I had to preform a System Restore to reverse the uninstall just so I could boot normally again.
Does anyone know what causes this and how to fix it?
Thank you for you response, but I had already tried that removal tool. I read those steps for uninstalling and watched the tutorial vid, and it said that before using MCPR, you're supposed to restart your computer after you use Add/Remove Programs to uninstall McAfee, and it was during that restart that I was getting the BSOD. I tried using the tool after the computer had started in safe mode, but I still got the BSOD when I tired a normal startup. I even tried using it before the initial restart, but that didn't help either.
In any case, I did a quick search earlier today (didn't have the time last night) and found a post about BSOD errors. After updating my network driver as suggested in that post, I was able to uninstall without getting the BSOD, and I haven't had any further problems.Message was edited by: ncolbyt83 on 1/18/11 8:54:29 AM CST
Do you by any chance have a 64 bit Windows 7 computer?
Yes, though I already followed the steps in this thread (which seems to have solved the problem) if that's what you're getting at
Message was edited by: ncolbyt83 on 1/18/11 9:17:00 AM CST
Now that is the first time I have seen that after an uninstall it is usually after an install. Good to see you are fixed.
Well, my computer came with a trial version already installed, so there's no telling whether it would've BOSDed me during installation as well. Glad I didn't have to find out thoughMessage was edited by: ncolbyt83 on 1/18/11 7:00:10 PM CST