Windows 10: Annoying McAfee files that can't be deleted.

Discus and support Annoying McAfee files that can't be deleted. in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; [ATTACH] I have tried uninstalling the McAfee app itself, using RevoUninstaller and Ccleaner and it still won't allow me to delete it. Also... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/digitalhydrogen, Oct 18, 2020 at 8:42 AM.

  1. Annoying McAfee files that can't be deleted.

    /u/digitalhydrogen, Oct 18, 2020 at 8:42 AM
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  2. davidhk Win User

    Mcafee reinstalls files after uninstall


    Patty,
    If you come across files denying you the permission to delete, use this tutorial
    How to Add 'Take Ownership' to Context Menu in Windows 10
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

    Start with step 2, skip step 3 and 4, continue to step 5, 6, 7 and 8.

    Once installed, go back to the file you cannot delete > right click at it > click take Ownership > wait for the flashing black screens to finish > now, try to delete the file again.

    By the way, McAfee Removal Tool is really the one you should use first. It is written specifically for that purpose.
     
  3. PattyS Win User
    Mcafee reinstalls files after uninstall


    Hi OldMike,

    Thank you for your help. I tried your suggestion, and McAfee will not let me uncheck those boxes. I mean, I uncheck them, but they don't stay unchecked.
     
  4. Annoying McAfee files that can't be deleted.

    McAfee security


    Read through this and it will show you step by step how to remove McAfee from your computer

    PC Hell: How to Uninstall McAfee
     
    hTconeM9user, Oct 18, 2020 at 8:51 AM
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