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Should I remove McAfee Policy Auditor Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,018
United States Rank #15,731
Reach 0.0085%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.2.0.309 0.84%
6.2.0.280 0.84%
6.2.0.276 7.56%
6.2.0.247 6.72%
6.2.0.237 9.24%
6.2.0.231 16.81%
6.0.2.104 0.84%
6.0.1.183 24.37%
6.0.1.182 2.52%
6.0.1.163 10.92%
6.0.0.349 5.04%
5.3.0.167 10.92%
5.2.0.157 1.68%
5.2.0.152 1.68%

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McAfee Policy Auditor Agent

What is McAfee Policy Auditor Agent?  (from McAfee)

By mapping IT controls against predefined policy content, McAfee Policy Auditor helps you report consistently and accurately against key industry mandates and internal policies across your infrastructure or on specific targeted systems. Policy Auditor is an agent-based IT audit solution that leverages the Security Cont...  Read more

Overview

McAfee Policy Auditor Agent is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is 6.0.1.183, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is PASysTray.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 38.31 MB (40,170,051 bytes). contentupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 71% of users of McAfee Policy Auditor Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com/us/products/policy-auditor.aspx
Help link: mysupport.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee\Policy Auditor Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{48804885-8367-42B0-A425-DA558F5CCD04}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 38.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Policy Auditor Agent

Program executable:PASysTray.exe
Name:McAfee Audit Engine
PASysTray EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\McAfee\Policy Auditor Agent\PASysTray.exe
MD5:24a83b602a4da62c37e6fcd10b136199
Additional files:
  • AuditManager.dll - McAfee Audit Engine (Audit Manager DLL)
  • AuditManagerService.exe
  • common.dll - Common components DLL
  • content.dll - Content DLL
  • contentupdate.exe - ContentUpdate EXE
  • Engine.dll - Auditor engine DLL
  • engineMain.exe - engineMain EXE
  • fileIntegrityMonitoring.dll - fileIntegrityMonitorint DLL
  • PAInterface.dll - PAInterface DLL
  • PASystray.exe - PASysTray EXE
  • ServiceMessages.dll - Service Messages DLL
  • Xalan-C_1_10.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xalan-C++ Version 1.10.0 (Dynamic Link Library for Xalan-C++ Version 1.10.0)
  • xerces-c_2_8.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.8.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.8.0)
  • log4cpp.dll (by Bastiaan Bakker, LifeLine Networks bv) - Log library for C++ (Log library for C++ DLL)
  • boost_regex-vc80-mt-1_39.dll
  • fimcli.exe
  • XalanMessages_1_10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • AuditManagerService.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Audit Manager Service' (McAfeeAuditManager) "Manages content updates and performs audits for McAfee Policy Auditor.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PASysTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'McAfee Policy Auditor Tray Icon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\McAfee\Policy Auditor Agent\PASysTray.exe".

How do I remove McAfee Policy Auditor Agent?

Quickly and completely remove McAfee Policy Auditor Agent 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 Policy Auditor Agent 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 Policy Auditor Agent, 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 Policy Auditor Agent.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Server 2003 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.99%
Windows XP 13.45%
Windows 8 6.72%
Windows Server 2003 0.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 50.88%
Windows 7 Professional 26.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.63%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.75%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.99%
  South Africa 7.41%
  India 2.47%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Spain 1.85%
  China 1.23%
  Peru 1.23%
  Canada 1.23%
  Uruguay 0.62%
  Colombia 0.62%
  Sweden 0.62%
  Chile 0.62%
  Belgium 0.62%
  Austria 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.71%
Hewlett-Packard 24.11%
Lenovo 5.36%
Acer 3.57%
Samsung 1.79%
Intel 1.79%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Sony 0.89%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 5.36%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.46%
Dell Latitude E5500 3.57%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.68%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.68%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 2.68%

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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