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KLINK1
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Completely Disabling SC

I want to Completely Disable SC while Video Editing. I used the Configure Menu to turn everything off that I could find, but there are still 9 McAfee Services running in the background. When I terminate these services they just reappear. The pop up telling me that I am not protected keeps popping up while I am editing or the video is rendering.

Is there a way to terminate these services without uninstalling McAfee?
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bua_ako
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RE: Completely Disabling SC



yes there is a way... which is to stop these services from loading during boot up... but the pop up from window security center won't stop informing you that your AV is off...

turning off virus scan from the mcafee security center should do the trick... if you would like to turn off/disabled mcafee services still you will leave your computer unprotected... reply to this so we could provide you steps to temporary disable mcafee during bootup...
KLINK1
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RE: Completely Disabling SC



Thanks for the reply.

Yes, I would like to disable mcafee during bootup.
bua_ako
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RE: Completely Disabling SC

hi,

to disable mcafee during boot up:

for VISTA


  1. click on start>start search
  2. type in msconfig
  3. on the upper left of the start menu click on the system config icon
  4. in the system config window go to the services tab
  5. put a check on "hide all microsoft services" (outside of the box where you have the list of all services)
  6. then uncheck all the mcafee services that you see
  7. then go to the startup tab
  8. in the startup tab uncheck McAgent or any mcafee entry you have
  9. hit apply and then OK
  10. you may need to restart your computer



for XP


  1. click on start>run
  2. type in msconfig
  3. on the upper left of the start menu click on the system config icon
  4. in the system config window go to the services tab
  5. put a check on "hide all microsoft services" (outside of the box where you have the list of all services)
  6. then uncheck all the mcafee services that you see
  7. then go to the startup tab
  8. in the startup tab uncheck McAgent or any mcafee entry you have
  9. hit apply and then OK
  10. you may need to restart your computer



caution: your computer will not be protected during these times.

to re-enable mcafee during boot up


  1. click on start>run>msconfig
  2. in the system config window put the radio button on normal startup
  3. hit apply and then ok
  4. you may need to restart your computer



hope this helps...
KLINK1
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RE: Completely Disabling SC



Thanks for the info.

Would I get the same results if I disabled these items in Computer Management-Services?
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