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McAfee Uninstalled But It Still Appears In Windows Security Center

McAfee's uninstalled but it still appears in Windows Security Center, even after running the MCPR removal tool and a reboot.

1. From the Taskbar, click Start
2. Click Run
3. Type command
4. Click OK
5. A window with a black background appears
6. Type net stop winmgmt
7. Press the Enter key
8. Type CD\
9. Press the Enter key on your keyboard
10. Type cd %windir%\system32\wbem
11. Press the Enterkey
12. Type ren repository repository.old
13. Press the Enter key
14. Type net start winmgmt
15. Press the Enter key

In XP you must be signed in as an Administrator and in case of Vista run the command prompt as the administrator.


(Courtesy of Vinod_r2, Forum Volunteer)