So, what’s encryption? Well, it’s the way of encoding the data. The data remains in inoperative mode unless an individual decrypts it using a key. Now, you might be thinking about, what role the Endpoint encryption has to play within the McAfee setup and the answer to this is straightforward. Endpoint Encryption protects the operating system of your device from external threats while you are following the installation procedure of any software. This feature prevents your device’s dignity from keyloggers, Trojans rootkits, and more. An individual can lock the program files on his PC, laptop, tablet, or server in order to prevent unauthorized files and programs from interfering in your system’s memory using encryption.
A vast number of organizations follow encryption techniques to encrypt information like account-related information, contacts related to social security, healthcare information, residential details, and more. No doubt, this kind of data is sensitive and needs to be encrypted on both ends, i.e., from its storage point to the destination where it is to be transmitted. However, if you still feel like there’s isn’t a need for encryption on your system or if you are planning to upgrade to the most recent version of the McAfee software, you can completely remove the Endpoint encryption on our system.
You can make use of “Uninstaller Utility” on your Windows system, using which you can manage the McAfee software features on your device. This feature helps users manage the programs and apps on their system. You can follow the steps mentioned below to carry out the process of removing the Endpoint Encryption on your system:
- Initiate the Endpoint Encryption removal process by following the sign-in procedure on your Windows system using the credentials like administrator username and passcode.
- Now, head over to “Start,” and locate the “Control Panel” option from the right side of the horizontal list.
- A complete list of all the options will appear on your screen. Among the list, you need to locate the “Programs and Features” option and click on it.
- Further, from the list of apps and programs that appear on your system’s screen, you need to choose “McAfee Endpoint Encryption.”
- Now, right-tap on that option, and further, you need to select the option “Uninstall.”
- Then, head over to the Uninstaller window.
- Now, you need to click on the option “Remove all.”
- Upon clicking the “Remove all” option, a progress bar will appear on your system’s screen displaying the status of the program that is getting uninstalled. All the process to finish.
- Once the program has been uninstalled, you need to restart the system to let the changes get saved on your system. That’s it.
So, these were the steps using which you can remove Endpoint Encryption in McAfee on your device. Endpoint Encryption is a crucial feature for securing the data while it is getting transferred. So, we recommend you have an alternative in order to secure your system’s data before you proceed with the Endpoint encryption removal process.