Removing McAfee Agent When you select Remove McAfee Agent on next agent-server communication while deleting a system from the System Tree, McAfee Agent is removed from the system during the next agent-server communication. If managed products still reside on systems after trying to remove McAfee Agent, it continues to run unmanaged in updater mode to maintain those managed products. Note: You cannot remove McAfee Agent using the Product Deployment task. Removing the DXL client The DXL client is automatically removed when McAfee Agent is removed. Consider the following scenarios when removing the DXL client. When the agent is removed from the managed system, the DXL client gets automatically removed. On Windows systems, when the agent mode changes from managed to updater, during the agent removal, the DXL client does not get uninstalled from the client system.