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McAfee Stinger Portable

A standalone tool which can be used for discovering and deleting specific viruses

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McAfee Stinger Portable screenshotMcAfee Stinger removes 6000 popular viruses and fake alert malware on-demand. It is not a substitute for a complete antivirus, but useful in many situations. McAfee Stinger is freeware for home usage and business use and needs admin rights.

McAfee Stinger is unavailable as the actual release installs a malware-like application on every computer a scan is run on. The 'McAfee Validation Trust Protection Service' (mfevtps.exe) is installed to your local computer without a conspicuous notice to the user. It can not be removed from the system and has no entry in Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall a Program. It works as a service as Microsoft Windows boots. The service cannot be stopped using the Microsoft Windows Services tool.


McAfee Stinger finds and deletes common Fake Alert malware and threats recognized in the "List Viruses" section of the Stinger tool. While not a substitute for complete fledged antivirus programs, Stinger is updated many times a week to contain detection for newer Fake Alert variants and frequent viruses. Note that infected and suspicious files will be quarantined to C:QuarantineStinger and a database will be created for the currently scanned computer in that location.


  • The program is lightweight and portable.
  • The application helps you better protect your computer.
Name McAfee Stinger Portable
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Product Homepage McAfee Stinger Portable
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 4
All Time Downloads 1,832
Filename McAfeeStingerPortable_12.1.0.2966_English_online.paf.exe
Filesize 0.4MB
MD5 Checksum 01B8BAFE3889678C1FC6DC54BA08583F
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeMcAfee Stinger Portable has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
McAfee Stinger Portable December 08, 2018 - Latest Version
McAfee Stinger Portable September 07, 2017
McAfee Stinger Portable May 23, 2017
McAfee Stinger Portable June 06, 2015
McAfee Stinger Portable April 17, 2015

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