Remove Mcafee Firewall in Windows Vista

Posted on 2007-08-01
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I have a clien that is running WIndows Vista.  The Windows Firewall is Off.  When I go to the Security Center, I see the Mcafee firewall still ON.  I cannot find Mcafee anywhere under program files or Uninstall programs.  I removed all references to Mcafee in Regedit.  I think this is what preventing me from connecting to a VPN.
How do I completely remove Mcafee from Windows Vista.
Question by:Roger_Kothawala
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    You can find the manual uninstall instructions for all or most of the McAfee products here.

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    No That did not work.  Looking on the Internet, It seems that others have this exact problem.
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    A friend have fixed a problem similar to your by downloading the trial of the McAfee personal firewall from, then he uninstalled it and solved the problem.

    He was using Windows XP, but i think that this works on Vista too.

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