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Should I remove McAfee Internet Security Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,040
United States Rank #2,663
Reach 0.3742%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.19 days
507.12 days >
Average installed length: 266.45 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
14.0.7080 0.27%
14.0.6136 0.32%
14.0.6120 0.59%
14.0.5120 0.61%
14.0.4150 0.15%
14.0.4132 0.29%
14.0.4121 1.54%
14.0.4113 0.55%
14.0.1076 1.73%
14.0.1029 0.42%
14.0.339 0.15%
13.6.1599 7.47%
13.6.1529 2.95%
13.6.1492 1.98%
13.6.1248 1.35%
12.8.992 5.34%
12.8.988 4.65%
12.8.958 7.83%
12.8.957 1.01%
12.8.955 0.02%
12.8.944 1.45%
12.8.934 5.03%
12.8.908 1.96%
12.8.903 4.97%
12.8.856 6.06%
12.8.750 2.67%
12.8.397 0.25%
12.1.353 0.11%
12.1.282 1.22%
11.6.518 0.46%
11.6.511 6.04%
11.6.507 0.29%
11.6.477 4.10%
11.6.443 1.12%
11.6.435 0.72%
11.6.434 0.13%
11.6.385 5.70%
11.0.678 3.26%
11.0.669 0.38%
11.0.654 1.11%
11.0.649 0.23%
11.0.623 2.04%
11.0.608 0.02%
11.0.586 0.04%
11.0.578 0.06%
11.0.543 4.35%
10.5.247 0.50%
10.5.240 0.32%
10.5.239 0.13%
10.5.237 0.06%
10.5.227 0.29%
59 versions

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McAfee Internet Security Suite

What is McAfee Internet Security Suite?  (from McAfee)

McAfee Internet Security software provides comprehensive PC and identity protection to keep users safe from online threats, and also shields them from risky Web sites. It offers antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing and two-way firewall protection. Additionally, it includes anti-spam, parental controls, 1 GB of online...  Read more

Overview

McAfee Internet Security Suite is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is 12.8.958, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The programs's main executable is mcuicnt.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 38.81 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 37 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of McAfee Internet Security Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /bodC:misC://MSCJsRes.dlC::uninstall.html /iC:uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Internet Security Suite

Program executable:mcuicnt.exe
Name:McAfee UI Container
McAfee HTML UI Container
Signed by:McAfee
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\mcafee\platform\mcuicnt.exe
MD5:c4cf03b998d4d758b89cd07f22d7a7f9
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
McAfee HTML UI Container is part of McAfee SecurityCenter, a security solution that allows users to monitor their computer's security status and to know instantly whether their computer's virus, spyware, e-mail, and firewall protection...
Additional files:
  • McAWFwk.exe - McAfee Activation Wizard Framework (McAfee Activation Service)
  • mcinfo.exe - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee SecurityCenter Instrumentation)
  • McSmtFwk.exe - McAfee Trusted Advisor Framework Exe
  • mcupdmgr.exe - McAfee Update Manager Service
  • McSACore.exe - McAfee SiteAdvisor (SiteAdvisor)
  • saUI.exe
  • QcShm.exe - McAfee QuickClean (McAfee QuickClean EXE)
  • mcods.exe - McAfee VirusScan (McAfee VirusScan On-Demand Scan)
  • ActUtil.exe
  • firesvc.exe
  • McActInst.exe
  • McAlert.exe
  • mcautoreg.exe
  • mchlp32.exe
  • McInstru.exe
  • McInsUpd.exe
  • mcocrollback.exe
  • mcoemmgr.exe
  • mcshell.exe
  • mcshell_sapphire.exe
  • mcsvrcnt.exe
  • mcsync.exe
  • mcuihost.exe
  • mcuninst.exe
  • McVsMap.exe
  • McVsShld.exe
  • mfehidin.exe
  • mispreg.exe
  • MpfAlert.exe
  • mskxagnt.exe
  • MVsInst.exe
  • QcCons32.exe
  • QcConsol.exe
  • saUpd.exe
  • ShrCL.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • McAWFwk.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Activation Service' (McAWFwk) "McAfee Activation Service".
  • McSACore.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee SiteAdvisor Service' (McAfee SiteAdvisor Service) "McAfee SiteAdvisor Service".
  • mcods.exe runs as a service named 'McODS'.
Network connections
  • mcupdmgr.exe connects to a96-17-182-41.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com (96.17.182.41 port 80).
  • McSACore.exe connects to 8.21.161.10 (port 443).
  • McSACore.exe connects to dss1.siteadvisor.com (161.69.13.141 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

mcuicnt.exe
Memory:38.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0081324044%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00431278%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00381962%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,621,251
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:6
70 average
I/O reads/min:982.49 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.75 KB
105.02 KB average
mcinfo.exe
Memory:6.28 MB
Total CPU:0.0001104211%
Kernel CPU:0.00007323%
User CPU:0.00003719%
CPU cycles/sec:5,940
I/O reads/min:189 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
McSmtFwk.exe
Memory:3.79 MB
Total CPU:0.0006004772%
Kernel CPU:0.00040039%
User CPU:0.00020009%
CPU cycles/sec:28,269
I/O reads/min:5.48 KB

How do I remove McAfee Internet Security Suite?

Quickly and completely remove McAfee Internet Security Suite from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall McAfee Internet Security Suite from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program McAfee Internet Security Suite, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove McAfee Internet Security Suite.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 56.96%
Windows 7 40.72%
Windows Vista 1.73%
Windows XP 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.20%
Windows 8 26.74%
Windows 8.1 20.63%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.88%
Windows 7 Starter 3.58%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.37%
  Germany 10.02%
  United Kingdom 6.87%
  Canada 5.20%
  Italy 3.91%
  France 3.55%
  Taiwan 3.27%
  Australia 2.92%
  Brazil 2.77%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Sweden 1.86%
  Singapore 1.46%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Spain 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 96.10%
Medion 1.03%
Hewlett-Packard 0.79%
Dell 0.65%
ASUS 0.36%
Lenovo 0.32%
Toshiba 0.32%
GIGABYTE 0.16%
Samsung 0.14%
American Megatrends 0.12%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-571 4.94%
Acer Aspire E1-531 4.41%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 4.12%
Acer Aspire V5-571P 3.61%
Acer Aspire V3-771 3.39%
Acer Aspire E1-522 2.77%

About McAfee

McAfee, a subsidiary of Intel Corporation, is a dedicated security technology company that delivers proactive solutions and services to help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices.
Publisher URL: www.mcafee.com

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