Like toolbars – Free 'Security Scanners' provide little to no protection from malware and exist only to promote the full paid versions of the associated anti-virus. Uninstall them!

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46% of users uninstall McAfee Security Scan Plus. 16.2% of them uninstall it within the first week of installation.

This software is being pushed with Adobe Flash updates, and obviously users are making a clear statement – we didn't want it, we just didn't notice that tiny checkbox, please stop.