Thursday, January 23, 2014

Uninstall McAfee Agent on a Mac

To uninstall McAfee Agent on a Mac,

1. Log on as an administrator or with root account permissions.
2. Open the Terminal window and type,

sudo /Library/McAfee/cma/

Type the logged on administrator or root account password and press ENTER to uninstall the Agent.

NOTE: During the removal, you will see the following messages: stopping McAfee agent and McAfee agent stopped.

Restart your computer when the uninstall is complete.

Uninstall McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0

1. Open a Terminal window. Type the following command, then press return.

sudo /usr/local/McAfee/uninstall EPM

The uninstallation command is case sensitive.

Type the administrator password when prompted. When self-protection feature is enabled in EndPoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 uninstalling the software using the command line prompts you to type the password provided by the ePolicy Orchestrator administrator.

When the software is uninstalled, the following message appears:

McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 has been uninstalled successfully.

When you uninstall the software, the McAfee Agent is not uninstalled from the system. This is
because that it might be used by other products. Refer to the product guide of your McAfee Agent
version for more information.