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Remove McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac without uninstall password
rm -f /Library/LaunchAgents/com.mcafee.menulet.plist
rm -f /Library/LaunchAgents/com.mcafee.reporter.plist
rm -f /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.mcafee.ssm.Eupdate.plist
rm -f /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.mcafee.ssm.ScanFactory.plist
rm -f /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.mcafee.virusscan.fmpd.plist
rm -rf /Library/Application\ Support/McAfee
rm -rf /usr/local/McAfee
shutdown -r now
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chrisunder commented Sep 25, 2014

rm -f /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.mcafee.ssm.ScanManager.plist

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hetaldesai commented Mar 6, 2017

Awesome!!! Thank you so much i been looking for this solution for ever....Thanks

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Joblo2 commented Mar 22, 2017

Thank you very much, finally got rid of it !

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linaangel commented Jun 8, 2017

Hi! I keep getting permission denied! Help please!

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ShadSterling commented Jun 12, 2017

I had to run sudo /usr/local/McAfee/uninstall EPM, as seen at https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB88461, before running any of the commands given here.

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danilodequeiroz commented Jun 25, 2019

Will the sysadmin notice of the lack of the endpoint security client with any method?

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ssstonebraker commented Aug 8, 2019

Will the sysadmin notice of the lack of the endpoint security client with any method?

It depends if the sysadmin is running a report and looking for machines without it. If you have an environment that has good IT hygiene it will probably just get installed again by JAMF or whatever manages your devices.

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