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unable to remove Mcafee


Here I am trying to uninstall Mcafee 8.5 from a server with Operating System Windows 2003 Server R2  but unable to. while the program is not available in ADD/Remove programs, the Start up screen of Windows shows Mcafee. Kindly suggest.

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For manual uninstall, please refer to KB#:

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Re: unable to remove Mcafee

Hi somuhwl,

i also had the same problem unable to find the VSE 8.7 from Add or Remove program after taht what i did is upgraded my VSE to latest version then the problem has been soleved .....hope this will helps u .... 

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How to remove en batch?  like hundreds of computers?

No I will n ot visit each PC.

I need a batch file or a executable I can deploy via SCCM.

Running short on time and tinkering each pc with a KB article is not the right answer.

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Could you tell us how many PC's are running with VSE 8.5  ?

if there is more no of PC's kindly create a client task to remove the VSE 8.5 . . . . 🙂

kindly use the Query tab to find out the VSE8.5 Compliance machine and create a task for that machines.....

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