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Should I remove McAfee Total Protection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,892
United States Rank #1,229
Reach 0.4088%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.11 days
416.15 days >
Average installed length: 218.65 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
14.0.7085 0.09%
14.0.7080 1.17%
14.0.6136 2.98%
14.0.6120 1.13%
14.0.5120 3.23%
14.0.5084 0.37%
14.0.4150 0.02%
14.0.4132 0.02%
14.0.4121 3.02%
14.0.4119 0.26%
14.0.4113 1.88%
14.0.1127 0.03%
14.0.1076 3.42%
14.0.1029 4.45%
14.0.339 3.99%
14.0.207 1.83%
13.6.1599 2.44%
13.6.1529 4.43%
13.6.1492 3.19%
13.6.1367 0.77%
13.6.1248 3.52%
13.6.1138 2.37%
13.6.1012 2.48%
13.6.953 0.91%
12.9.134 0.16%
12.8.992 6.44%
12.8.988 4.50%
12.8.958 7.80%
12.8.957 1.59%
12.8.944 1.78%
12.8.934 3.89%
12.8.908 0.66%
12.8.903 1.76%
12.8.856 4.53%
12.8.750 2.16%
12.8.409 0.02%
12.8.310 1.78%
12.1.353 2.25%
12.1.338 0.98%
12.1.323 1.78%
12.1.253 3.40%
12.0.637 0.07%
11.6.518 0.03%
11.6.511 2.53%
11.6.507 0.14%
11.6.477 1.78%
11.6.443 0.35%
11.6.435 0.16%
11.6.434 0.10%
11.6.385 0.03%
11.0.678 0.37%
69 versions

Other programs by McAfee

McAfee Total Protection

What is McAfee Total Protection?  (from McAfee)

Safely connect online knowing all your devices are protected from malicious websites, hackers, scammers, and identity thieves. Our security experts are just one phone call away. We can help remove viruses, spyware and or malicious programs and get your PC up and running the way it should. Safeguard your identity and ...  Read more

Overview

McAfee Total Protection 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 56 files and is usually about 582.38 KB (596,356 bytes). mcupdate.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 8. While about 67% of users of McAfee Total Protection come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

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
Estimated size: 582.38 KB

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Total Protection

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)
  • McAPExe.exe - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee Access Protection)
  • mcinfo.exe - 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)
  • McPvTray.exe - McAfee AntiTheft (McAfee AntiTheft Tray)
  • ActUtil.exe
  • CompatibilityTester.exe
  • firesvc.exe
  • Fix519818.exe
  • McActInst.exe
  • mcagent.exe
  • McAlert.exe
  • mcautoreg.exe
  • mchlp32.exe
  • McInstru.exe
  • McInsUpd.exe
  • mclgview.exe
  • McNDUI.exe
  • mcocrollback.exe
  • mcodsscan.exe
  • mcoemmgr.exe
  • mcshell.exe
  • mcsvrcnt.exe
  • mcsync.exe
  • mcuihost.exe
  • mcuninst.exe
  • mcupdate.exe
  • McVsMap.exe
  • McVsShld.exe
  • mfeasins_x86.exe
  • mfehidin.exe
  • mispreg.exe
  • MpfAlert.exe
  • msksrver.exe
  • mskxagnt.exe
  • MVsInst.exe
  • MvtApp.exe
  • MVTInstaller.exe
  • QcCons32.exe
  • QcConsol.exe
  • saUpd.exe
  • ShrCL.exe
  • SvcDrv.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MvtApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FFD64947-1DBA-4BBC-A946-6B3C9393346B}' (runs on registration).
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
McAPExe.exe
Memory:3.76 MB
Total CPU:0.0002146713%
Kernel CPU:0.00009595%
User CPU:0.00011872%
CPU cycles/sec:5,466
I/O reads/min:369 Bytes
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

How do I remove McAfee Total Protection?

Quickly and completely remove McAfee Total Protection 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 Total Protection 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 Total Protection, 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 Total Protection.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,892

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.33%
Windows 8 32.74%
Windows Vista 8.83%
Windows XP 3.05%
Windows 8.1 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.16%
Windows 8.1 16.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.11%
Windows 7 Professional 6.72%
Windows 10 Home 5.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.43%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Canada 4.03%
  Germany 3.61%
  Netherlands 3.14%
  France 1.93%
  Brazil 1.77%
  Australia 1.63%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Italy 0.97%
  Spain 0.79%
  India 0.77%
  Sweden 0.61%
  Ireland 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.06%
Hewlett-Packard 24.27%
Acer 15.64%
Toshiba 10.08%
ASUS 6.74%
Lenovo 4.12%
Samsung 2.45%
GIGABYTE 1.67%
Intel 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.23%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.27%
Dell XPS 8300 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.48%

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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