How do I turn off mcafee firewall and use windows defender in windows 8?

How do I turn off mcafee firewall and use windows defender in windows 8?

 It will not let me do this through control panel and says that it is being managed by a vendor client application - but this was a trail mcafee product and it has expired. 
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Go to Programs and Features in the Control Panel and uninstall McAfee or use the McAfee Removal Tool.
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You must uninstall McAfee Security from Control Panel and you must use the McAfee Removal Tool.   http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=TS101331

 

 

Information on the use of Windows Defender on the Windows 8 operating system can be found here

http://experts.windows.com/w/experts_wiki/163.aspx

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