How to remove an MpfTray error
The free file information forum can help you determine if MpfTray.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.
MpfTray.exe file information
Description: MpfTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (mainly C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\personal firewall\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,005,096 bytes (45% of all occurrences), 950,272 bytes and 9 more variants.
File MpfTray.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is a Verisign signed file. MpfTray.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. MpfTray.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could completely remove McAfee Personal Firewall Plus or AOL Privacy Wall (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify MpfTray.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "MPFTray" must run at start up. McAfee Personal Firewall
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MpfTray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MpfTray.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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