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Receive error message when uninstalling McAfee Antivirus

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McAfee antivirus slows down my computer too much, so I went to uninstall it from my system via control panel. My computer is Windows 7 32-bit. But I received an error message when uninstalling it:

The request could not be performed because of an I/O

Does anyone know what this means? And how can I completely uninstall McAfee without any errors? Thanks!

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Hi Ann,

You can try to uninstall McAfee in safe mode

1. Restart your computer
2. Keep hitting F8 key before Windows loads
3. Use you arrow keys to highlight Safe Mode and hit Enter key
4. Go to Control Panel to try another uninstall again

You can also use the removal tool provided by McAfee here
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