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How to Disable Dell mcafee Alert System

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Old 16-06-2009
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How to Disable Dell mcafee Alert System
  

Hello All , I Have New dell laptop and There is a Free McAfee antivirus and firewall that is Shipped With my Dell computer and it is Having problem with my Internet Connection , But When I tried to Disable the Firewall , it Cannot be Disable , it remain active in my System Tray , I Found there is a program called NotifyAlert.exe it checks for updates.and slow down my computer i also dont want that to remain active , please tell me How to Disable Dell Mcafee Alert System? thanks in advance for your help

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Re: How to Disable Dell mcafee Alert System

McAfee products are enabled by default when you start your computer.

To disable a McAfee Product in Dell
  • Right-click on the McAfee icon beside the system clock.
  • Click the program you want to disable and click Disable.
  • Click Yes to confirm your choice.
  • The McAfee icon is black until the program is not reactivated.
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Re: How to Disable Dell mcafee Alert System

Hello , Well if you are Having problem with the Firewall then you can try disabling it only , to Disable Mcafee Personal Firewall

Uninstalling Personal Firewall / Plus:
  • Click the Start button
  • then click Control Panel. The panel. Appears.
  • Double-click Add / Remove Programs. The dialog option appears.
  • Locate McAfee Personal Firewall Plus in the list of installed programs and click once to select it.
  • Click modify / Remove.
  • then McAfee Personal Firewall Plus will be removed from your computer.
  • Note: If at any time you are prompted to remove shared files, answer Yes every time.
  • Restart your computer if prompted.
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Re: How to Disable Dell mcafee Alert System

Step 1 - Uninstall your McAfee consumer products using Add/Remove Programs in the Windows Control Panel
  • Windows 2000/XP
    • Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
    • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
    • Select the McAfee SecurityCenter product.
    • Click Remove and follow the steps provided
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  • Windows Vista
    • Click Start, Search, type Programs and Features, and click Go.
    • Double-click Programs and Features.
    • Select the McAfee SecurityCenter product.
    • Click Uninstall and follow the steps provided.


Step 2 - Download and run MCPR.exe
  1. Download the removal tool from:


    http://download.mcafee.com/products/...tches/MCPR.exe

  2. Click Save and save the file to a folder on your computer.
  3. Navigate to the folder where the file was saved.
  4. Make sure all McAfee windows are closed.
  5. Double-click MCPR.exe to run the removal tool.

    Note: Windows Vista users must right-click MCPR.exe and select Run as Administrator.
  6. Restart your computer after receiving the message CleanUp Successful.
    Your McAfee product will not be fully removed until the system is restarted.
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