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Uninstalling McAfee Family Protection for Mac

Last Updated: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 > Related Articles

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Follow the steps in this article to access McAfee and uninstall Family Protection from your Mac.


As a Cox High Speed Internet customer, you have a license to download Cox Security Suite Plus on up to five computers, and McAfee Family Protection on up to three computers. You must login as the Primary Account Holder User ID in order to use Cox Security Software. For more information on what this means, see Understanding Digital Identities and Account Types.


Open McAfee Family Protection.


Enter your McAfee Family Protection Administrator Username and Password, then click Login.

Administrative Login, highlighting sign in

Result: McAfee Family Protection opens.


From the McAfee Family Protection menu, select Uninstall McAfee Family Protection.

highlights Uninstall McAfee Family Protection


Enter your McAfee Family Protection Administrator Username and Admin Password, then click Uninstall.

highlights McAfee Username and Password fields


If prompted, enter your Mac admin Name and Password, then click OK.

highlights Name and Password fields


Click OK to restart your Mac and complete the uninstall.

Under Uninstall Complete, highlights OK

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