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Uninstalling McAfee Family Protection® for Windows

Last Updated: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 > Related Articles

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Follow these steps to uninstall Family Protection® from your Windows computer.


As a Cox High Speed Internet customer, Cox Security Suite Plus powered by McAfee® is licensed for installation on up to five devices, and McAfee Family Protection® on up to three computers.

Note: As of September 22, 2015, McAfee Family Protection is no longer available to download for new users. Existing users can continue using the software.

Open McAfee Family Protection.


Enter your McAfee Family Protection Administrator Email Address and Password, then click Log in.

sign in


Click Get uninstall code.

get uninstall code


Write down the uninstall code, then click the X to close the window.

The uninstall code expires at midnight.

uninstall code


From the Start menu, select Control Panel or Settings / Control Panel.


Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.

Vista Users: Under Programs, click Uninstall Programs.


Click the McAfee program to remove, then click the Add/Remove or Uninstall button.

If prompted to remove shared files, click Yes To All.

Result: The McAfee Family Protection - InstallShield Wizard launches.


Select Remove, then click Next.

remove installed features


Enter your McAfee Family Protection Administrator Username and Password, then click Next.

sign in

Enter your Uninstall Code, then click Next.

Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now., then click Finish.

restart computer

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