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i did that... let me try to restart the computer one more time.
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ok, this time i don't get the message, but if i go into the add-in manager, the mcafee option is still there, hoever unchecked. thoughts?
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Can you tick it then click remove
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no, i'm only able to do that with the COM add-ins, not in add-in manager. i'm redoing the search for mcafee files, so far i don't have anything other than an old backup of drives key.
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Remove it from COM add ins
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i did. the search found several files (but none look like they actually belong to mcafee) but also a mcafee folder in "all users" (i only have one on this computer). i'll check it out...
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That can go if you haven't got any McAfee programmes
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gone. i have a plethora of other files that i found by searching for mcafee. what should i do with these? a lot of them are ad-aware logs, etc. but some look like system files or reg keys. i'm just not that savvy... :whistling:
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ok, most are logs from either spybot s&d, ad-aware or hijackthis. here's a list of the other ones:

backup of drives key (i created this)
mcafee.com folder (deleted)
drwtsn32 (looks like a text file)
combofix (also looks like a text file)
setupapi (also looks like a text file)
crashmon (html file)
crashmon (text file)
mcfilter (html file)
mcfilter (text file)
ntcompat (type says "setup information")
oem19 ("setup")


it's still searching...
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Run this then check

Download, install and run
Tune Up 2007 Trial

Run Tune Up disc clean up

Run Tune Up registry clean up

Disable the anti virus programme then click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, the screen will lose colour during the process which can take a few minutes and then needs a reboot

Check the anti virus programme is running

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

Click optimize and improve then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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i have used this once before. let me try it...
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done
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do i need to do anything else?
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How is the PC running now?
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it seems fine!
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