Force removal McAfee Agent

Xavier Mustin

Staff member
Run the frminst.exe /forceuninstall command:
Click Start, Run, and type one of the following commands:

"c:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\frminst.exe" /forceuninstall
"c:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\frminst.exe" /forceuninstall

NOTE: The path will vary depending on the version and whether you installed McAfee Agent as an upgrade or clean install. Use Windows Explorer to determine the correct path.

Restart the system to remove McAfee Agent processes from memory and complete the deletion of files.
If this procedure fails, follow the manual removal instructions in the next solution.