McAfee Security Scan Plus is considered a potentially unwanted program that is commonly bundled with Adobe Acrobat Reader during the installation process. While it can check for potential security threats on your computer, it is not a necessary program, and some users might find it intrusive. Additionally, the built-in Windows Security program is often sufficient for most users' needs.
To remove McAfee Security Scan Plus on Windows 10 or 11, please follow these steps:
- Open the Start menu and click on the Settings icon.
- Click on Apps in the Settings menu.
- Scroll down the list of apps until you find McAfee Security Scan Plus and click on it.
- Click the Uninstall button and then confirm that you want to remove the program.
- Follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation process.
After you have uninstalled McAfee Security Scan Plus, it's important to keep your computer protected with a reputable antivirus program, like Windows Security, to ensure your computer stays safe from potential threats.