How to remove an mcagent error
Mcagent.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 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: 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 (52% of all occurrences), 582,992 bytes and 22 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.
Stephen (further information)
Danomite (further information)
Ajoy G Adhikari
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.
SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.
powers.exe logitecheasysync.exe pclepci.sys mcagent.exe inetloader.dll vswp.vxd ldmconf.exe fips.sys gcasserv.exe passwordmanagerbho.dll comcasttoolbar.dll [all]