List of Removal tools for 3rd party security applications

Courtesy : MCafee

Removing incompatible third-party applications (2008)

Summary: Some third-party applications are incompatible with 2008 McAfee software. This article explains how to remove programs using Windows standard program removal tools and provides links to remove specific applications.

Affected Products:
Affected Operating Systems:
2008 McAfee Products Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Description

Some third-party applications will not allow McAfee software to run correctly. To ensure your computer is functioning efficiently with McAfee software, remove any applications from the list below by using Windows tools or via the provided links.

Solution

  • Check the list of incompatible applications below to verify that the software will not interfere with McAfee programs.
  • Uninstall the incompatible applications from your computer using the links provided below or by using Windows program removal tools.

Windows program removal tools

For Windows XP:
  1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the program to uninstall.
  4. Click Remove and follow the steps provided.
For Windows Vista
  1. Click Start, Search, type PROGRAMS AND FEATURES and click Go.
  2. Double-click Programs and Features.
  3. Select the program to uninstall.
  4. Click Uninstall and follow the steps provided.

List of Incompatible Applications

Product Link for removal
AOL AntiVirus 1.0 http://help.channels.aol.com/kjump.adp?articleId=220683
AOL Privacy Wall http://help.channels.aol.com/kjump.adp?articleId=218407
Avast! Antivirus http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-uninstall-utility.html
AVG 6.X Anti-Virus System Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
AVG 7.5 http://free.grisoft.com/ww.faq.num-625
AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Ad-Aware Pro 2007 http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=12832
Ad-Aware SE Personal http://www.lavasoft.com/support/faq_aawse.php#11
AhnLab Security Pack Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2007 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2007
Platinum
Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Aluria Lite Scanner Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Anonymizer Anonymous Web Surfing Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
AntiVirusKit 2006 From G-Data Security Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Avira AntiVir Personal Edition Classic http://www.avira.com/en/support/kbdetails.php?id=88
Avira AntiVir Personal Edition Premium http://www.avira.com/en/support/kbdetails.php?id=88
Avira Premium Security Suite http://www.avira.com/en/support/kbdetails.php?id=88
BitDefender 8 Free Edition http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
BitDefender 9 Antispyware http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
BitDefender 9 Internet Security http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
BitDefender 9 Professional Plus http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
BitDefender 9 Standard http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
BitDefender Antivirus http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
BitDefender Internet Security v10 http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB333-en–How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
Blink Personal Edition Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
BullGuard 4.5 http://www.bullguard.com/support/product-guides/bullguard-internet-security-guides/uninstall/4x.aspx
CA Anti-Virus http://supportconnect.ca.com/sc/kb/faqdetail.jsp?searchID=FAQ253080&docid=253080&bypass=yes&fromscreen=kbresults#properties
CA eTrust Antivirus http://supportconnect.ca.com/sc/kb/faqdetail.jsp?searchID=FAQ253080&docid=253080&bypass=yes&fromscreen=kbresults#properties
CA eTrust EZ Antivirus 7.1 http://supportconnect.ca.com/sc/kb/faqdetail.jsp?searchID=FAQ253080&docid=253080&bypass=yes&fromscreen=kbresults#properties
CYBERsitter http://www.cybersitterhelp.com/KB/XcIBViewItem.asp?ID=33
Command AntiVirus
for Windows Enterprise
http://authentium.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/authentium.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1645
Cyberhawk (Now ThreatFire) http://www.pctools.com/threatfire/answers/id/760/
Dr Ahn V3Pro 2002 Deluxe Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s Anti-Virus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s Anti-Virus Toolkit Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s FindVirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s NetShield 4.5.0 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s NetShield v4.0.3 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s VirusScan v4.0.1 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s VirusScan v4.0.2 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr Solomon’s VirusScan v4.0.3 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Dr. Web Anti-Virus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
eScan Anti-Virus (AV) Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
eScan Internet Security Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
eTrust EZ Armor Antivirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
eTrust ezAntivirus 7.0 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
eXtendia AntiVirus AVK Pro Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
F-Prot Antivirus http://www.f-prot.com/support/windows/fpwin_faq/332.html
F-Prot for Windows http://www.f-prot.com/support/windows/fpwin_faq/332.html
F-Secure Anti-Virus http://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/supportissue/fsis2006/install_q05.shtml
F-Secure Anti-Virus 2006 http://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/supportissue/fsis2006/install_q05.shtml
F-Secure Internet Security 2006 http://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/supportissue/fsis2006/install_q05.shtml
Fiddler Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
FortiClient http://kc.forticare.com/default.asp?id=1642&Lang=1&SID=
Freedom Security http://kb.freedom.net/index.php?ToDo=view&Frame=1&questId=52&catId=13
G DATA AntiVirusKit http://www.gdata.de/support/GB/faq/detail/771
Hauri ViRobot Desktop 5.0 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Jiangmin Antivirus KV2007 http://global.jiangmin.com/support.htm#5
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Workstation http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kaspersky(TM) Anti-Virus http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kaspersky(TM) Anti-Virus for Workstation http://usa.kaspersky-labs.com/support/home-support.php?selected_faq_id=193239348
Kingsoft Internet Security Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
MailFrontier Desktop http://www.mailfrontier.com/support/support_faq.jsp#15
McAfee AntiSpyware 1.X http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/mascleanuptool.exe
McAfee AntiSpyware 2.0 http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/mascleanuptool.exe
McAfee Guard Dog 2.0.5 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee Internet Security 6.0 http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=TS100085&lc=1033
McAfee Managed VirusScan https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=kb58779
McAfee NetShield v4.0.2 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee NetShield v4.0.3 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee NetShield v4.5.0 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee PrivacyService 6.0 http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/mpscleanuptool.exe
McAfee Spamkiller http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/mskcleanuptool.exe
McAfee VirusScan 3.x Retail/OEM Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan 3.x for Windows NT Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan 6.X http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/vscleanuptool.exe
McAfee VirusScan 7.X http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/vscleanuptool.exe
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=kb58597
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5 https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=kb50602
McAfee VirusScan TC Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v4.0.1 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v4.0.2 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v4.0.3 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v4.5.0 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v4.5.1 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v5.0.0 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v5.1.X Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
McAfee VirusScan v5.2.X Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
NOD32 antivirus system http://www.eset.com/support/faq1.php?id=1070
NVC v5.40 http://www.norman.com/Support/Knowledge_bases/Norman_Virus_Control/Windows/installation/11640/en-us
Norman Internet Control http://www.norman.com/Support/Knowledge_bases/Norman_Virus_Control/Windows/installation/11640/en-us
Norman Virus Control http://www.norman.com/Support/Knowledge_bases/Norman_Virus_Control/Windows/installation/11640/en-us
Norton 360 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton 360 Parental Control Add-On http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton AntiVirus 2000 http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sunset-c2002kb.nsf/docid/2001045512474266
Norton AntiVirus 2001 http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sunset-c2002kb.nsf/docid/2001045512474266
Norton AntiVirus 2002 http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sunset-c2002kb.nsf/docid/2001045512474266
Norton AntiVirus 2002
(Component of Norton System Works 2002)
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sunset-c2002kb.nsf/docid/2001045512474266
Norton AntiVirus 2002 Professional Edition http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sunset-c2002kb.nsf/docid/2001045512474266
Norton AntiVirus 2003 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton AntiVirus 2003
Professional Edition
http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton AntiVirus 2004 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton AntiVirus 2005 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton AntiVirus 2006 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton AntiVirus 5.0 For Windows Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition
for Windows 7.0
http://service1.symantec.com/support/ent-security.nsf/854fa02b4f5013678825731a007d06af/934d7988e4ebff7c88257348007a2574?OpenDocument
Norton AntiVirus version 9 http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2004060212185448?Open&docid=2002031914291648&nsf=ent-security.nsf&view=pfdocs
Norton Internet Security 2002 http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sunset-c2002kb.nsf/docid/2002080916456866
Norton Internet Security 2004
(Norton Anti-Virus 10)
http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton Internet Security 2007 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton Internet Security 2008 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton Internet Security
Professional 2004
http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton Personal Firewall 2006 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Norton Mobile Update Agent Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Norton Mobile Update
Distribution Console
Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Norton Rescue Disk Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Norton SystemWorks 2004 Professional
(Norton AntiVirus 10)
http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
Norton SystemWorks 2006 http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
PC Tools AntiVirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
PC-cillin 2003 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
PC-cillin Internet Security 2005 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
PC-cillin Internet Security 2007 http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/viewxml.do?ContentID=EN-1033129&id=EN-1033129
Panda Antivirus 2007 http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?id=23210&IdIdioma=2&ref=TechPortal
Panda Antivirus Platinum http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?id=659&idIdioma=2&pagina=1
Panda Antivirus Titanium http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?Id=10105&idIdioma=2&Ref=TechPortal
Panda Internet Security 2007 http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?id=23106&idIdioma=2&pagina=1
Panda Platinum 2006 Internet Security http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?id=22406&IdIdioma=2
Panda Titanium 2006 Antivirus
+ Antispyware
http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?id=22504&IdIdioma=2
Panda Titanium Antivirus 2004
version 3.0
http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?Id=10105&idIdioma=2&Ref=TechPortal
Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005 http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/support/card?id=21014&IdIdioma=2
Protector Plus for Windows Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Quick Heal http://www.quickheal.co.in/installation-uninstallation.asp
Quick Heal Total Security http://www.quickheal.co.in/installation-uninstallation.asp
Rising Antivirus http://www.rising-global.com/ravphelp/install3.htm
Safeworld AntiVirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Sophos Anti-Virus http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/11066.html
Sophos Anti-Virus version 3.x Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Spybot – Search & Destroy http://www.safer-networking.org/en/howto/uninstall.html
Spybot – Search & Destroy http://www.safer-networking.org/en/howto/uninstall.html
Sunbelt Personal Firewall http://www.sunbelt-software.com/Home-Home-Office/Sunbelt-Personal-Firewall/Questions/#12
Symantec AntiVirus Client http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/ppfdocs/2002081213583048
Symantec Antivirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend Micro AntiVirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend Micro AntiVirus
plus AntiSpyware 2008
http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/viewxml.do?ContentID=EN-1036063&id=EN-1036063
Trend Micro Internet Security v11 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend Micro PC-cillin
Internet Security 2007
http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/viewxml.do?ContentID=EN-1033129&id=EN-1033129
Trend Office Scan Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend Office Scan 3.51 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend Office Scan95 3.51 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend PC-cillin 2000 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend PC-cillin 2002 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend PC-cillin 98 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Trend ServerProtect 5.11 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
TrustPort Antivirus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
V-Buster Windows Interface 2004 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
V3 Pro 2004 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
V3Pro 2004 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Virus Chaser Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
VirusBUSTER II Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
VirusBuster for Windows version 4.7 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Windows Live OneCare http://forums.microsoft.com/WindowsOneCare/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=663806&SiteID=2
Zone Alarm Security Suite 5.5 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
Zone Alarm with Antivirus 5.5 Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
ZoneAlarm Anti-virus Use Windows Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs.
ZoneAlarm Security Suite http://forums.zonealarm.org/zonelabs/board/message?board.id=inst&message.id=76577&query.id=56772#M76577
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