What is mcagent.exe?
Mcagent.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if mcagent.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Mcagent.exe file information
The process known as McAfee SecurityCenter Agent or McAfee Integrated Security Platform or McAfee Security Center or McAfee.com SecurityCenter Agent belongs to software McAfee SecurityCenter or McAfee.com SecurityCenter or Microsoft Office Professional by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) or Networks Associates Technology (nai.com) or McAfee.com (us.mcafee.com).
Description: Mcagent.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mcagent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder (normally C:\Program Files\mcafee.com\agent\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 303,104 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 582,992 bytes and 23 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. Mcagent.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ McAfee, Inc. or AWStats.
Recommended: Identify mcagent.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "McAgentExe" can run at start up. From McAfee VirusScan On-line. The Agent is a red M icon that appears in the Windows system tray or Notification Area (if you're running Windows XP). If you don't see the agent icon, VirusScan Online may not be installed
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mcagent.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mcagent.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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