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What is McProxy.exe?

McProxy.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 McProxy.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.

McProxy.exe file information

The process known as McAfee Proxy Service Module belongs to software McAfee Proxy or McAfee Proxy Service or Friend Greetings or Personal Ancestral File by McAfee (www.mcafee.com).

Description: McProxy.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file McProxy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 359,248 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 353,368 bytes and 8 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/mcproxy.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The McProxy.exe file is not a Windows core file. McProxy.exe is able to connect to the Internet, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with McProxy.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Friend Greetings or Outerinfo.

Recommended: Identify McProxy.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as McProxy.exe. Therefore, you should check the McProxy.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.


User Comments

to delete it, go to control panel, click administator tools, than go on services. find mcproxy.exe and then right click it then click on properties. click the drop down menu and change startup type to disbled. then reboot your pc. when your logged back on, search your har drive for common files, then right click McAfee and delete it. your PC should return to normal speed
  Sam Goodman  
Is it safe
It is safe
virus masquerading as this file is a very bad file, slows system right down. Remove it using spybot search and distroy or malware bytes
  Roger Davies   (further information)
It is using 122,420 k of memory right now.
McProxy.exe is a process from McAfee Proxy Service Module

Summary: Average user rating of McProxy.exe: based on 5 votes with 6 user comments.
One user thinks McProxy.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. 2 users think McProxy.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade McProxy.exe ("not sure about it").

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