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Cannot uninstall/update DLP on certain PCs due to a blocked service error

We have upgraded to DLP 11, and the client has gone out to most machines according to ePO.

Sadly on about 10% of machines (around 300) the update does not seem to be going out as they are still picking up the DLP 9.3 policies.  When I remote connected to one they are still indeed running the DLP 9.3 client.

The strange thing is, it is not under Add/Remove programs any more.  Therefore I just tried to run the DLP 11 MSI manually and it gets so far before the following error :-

"Service McAfee DLP Endpoint Service (McAfeeDLPAgentService) could not be stopped.  Verify that you have sufficient privileges to stop system services."

This is logged on as a full administrator, and running as administrator.  I have also tried to process kill the service but the problem is it reboots it back up several seconds later.

Any ideas?  I can run the McAfee removal tool but this is quite a long process to do on 300 PCs especially when they are in use, ideally I need a command I can run from ePO or via a batch script to sort.  I don't mind if it totally uninstalls DLP then I have to push out DLP11 again to them, I just need to get them off 9.3!

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