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Repair your XP: McAfee RemovalTo begin the removal of McAfee System Security, click on start, then control panel.
If the control panel looks like the picture below, click on the "Switch to Classic View" link highlighted below.
Double click on the Add/Remove Programs icon.
The Add/Remove Programs Window box should appear. Scroll down until you find McAfee Security suite and click the "Change/Remove" button. Please note that the name may appear different depending on the particular version of the program you have installed.
The Security Suite will prompt you to select what items you want to uninstall. To ensure McAfee is removed from your system, you must select all of them items.
A warning about your subscription status may pop up. Simple click continue to go on.
Removal of Mcafee Security Suite should now begin automatically.
Once the uninstaller has finished, please click restart. If you decide not to restart immediately, please do so before continuing on to install Symantec Antivirus.
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