HOW TO REMOVE MCAFEE PERSONAL LOCKER AND CENTRAL?

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McAfee Personal Locker is a cloud-based storage solution. It comes with the McAfee Central Interface and is designed only for McAfee LifeSafe subscribers. 

What happened to McAfee Personal Locker?

McAfee Personal Locker was discontinued back in 2018 and McAfee File Lock was introduced as its alternative (if necessary) to store and access data securely.

The below section explains how to remove McAfee Personal Locker from your computer. You can remove this storage software similar to other applications from your computer.

However, you can also remove the McAfee Personal Locker software using the McAfee Consumer Product Removal tool (MCPR).

Removing McAfee Personal Locker using the MCPR tool

* Note: The following instructions are suitable only for the Windows computer.

  • Step 1:Download the MCPR tool from the official McAfee support page.
  • Step 2: Before running this uninstaller tool, save and close all the files and applications on your Windows computer.
  • Step 3:Double-click on the MCPR.exe file. 
  • Step 4: Click the Yes or Run button to continue the process.
  • Step 5:Clear the security validation and click the Next button.
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  • Step 6: Once the McAfee product is removed from your computer, the Removal Complete message will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 7:Restart your Windows computer to save the changes.

As said above, you can also remove the McAfee Personal Locker software using the standard removal method.

Based on your OS type, the standard removal process may vary.

For macOS

  • Step 1:Initially, close all the applications, including the web browser (Google Chrome or Safari) on your computer.
  • Step 2:Next, open the Applications window.
  • Step 3:Locate the McAfee uninstaller file and double-click on it.
  • Step 4:Click the Continue button.
  • Step 5:Now, if prompted, type your Mac computer’s password in the given field.
  • Step 6:After entering the password correctly, click the OK button followed by Finish. Now, the McAfee product will be removed from your Mac computer.
  • Step 7:If prompted, restart the computer.

For Windows 7

  • Step 1:Gather your Windows computer’s admin password if you have signed in as a Guest user.
  • Step 2:Now, open the Program and Features window.
  • Step 3:Click on the Uninstall a program command line.
  • Step 4:Now, a window displaying the list of applications installed on your Windows computer will open.
  • Step 5:Select the McAfee product from the list.
  • Step 6:Click the Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.
  • Step 7:If prompted, type your computer’s admin password in the given field.
  • Step 8: Click the Yes button to continue the uninstallation process.
  • Step 9: Once the McAfee product is uninstalled, you will be prompted to restart your Windows computer.
  • Step 10:Restart the computer as instructed on the screen.

For Windows 10

Using the Start menu

  • Step 1:Click the Start menu on your computer’s taskbar.
  • Step 2:Locate and right-click on the McAfee app.
  • Step 3:Click the Uninstall button.

Using the Settings page

  • Step 1:Open the Settings page.
  • Step 2:Click Apps > Apps & Features > McAfee > Uninstall.

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