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Should I remove McAfee VirusScan Enterprise?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,710
United States Rank #1,742
Reach 0.4630%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.05 days
591.53 days >
Average installed length: 310.80 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.8.06000 1.93%
8.8.05001 1.23%
8.8.04001 17.64%
8.8.03000 4.98%
8.8.02004 26.85%
8.8.02000 0.05%
8.8.01000 7.93%
8.8.00000 12.63%
8.7.00051 1.88%
8.7.00005 0.63%
8.7.00004 3.64%
8.7.00003 4.54%
8.7.0 12.75%
8.6.0 3.33%

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McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

What is McAfee VirusScan Enterprise?

McAfee produces an enterprise-level product named VirusScan Enterprise: McAfee has designed this for use on larger networks. It contains features intended to make management of antivirus software on multiple computers easier. Unlike the home-user edition, it consists of a client application - loaded on all networked computers - and a server application, through which the system installs signature and application updates and configures settings for all client programs. Clients can be controlled with the ePolicy Orchestrator, which is a unified console (it can control VirusScan and other McAfee products).

About  (from McAfee)

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise combines anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, and intrusion prevention technologies to stop and remove malicious software. It also extends coverage to new security risks and reduces the cost of responding to outbreaks with the industry’s lowest impact on system performance. Real-time scanning...  Read more
Overview
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafeesecurity.com
Help link: mysupport.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CE15D1B6-19B6-4D4D-8F43-CF5D2C3356FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 146.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

Program executable:mcadmin.exe
Name:VirusScan Enterprise
VirusScan Vista admin process
Path:C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\mcadmin.exe
MD5:dc25551a2d71e476bc33b7ff06a8d5f4
Additional files:
  • nailite.dll - McAfee, Inc. Common Licensing
  • midutil.dll - McAfee Installation Designer (MID Config Applicator)
  • mfeapfa.dll - SYSCORE.14.1.0.615.x86 (Access Protection Filter Driver API)
  • mfeapfk.sys - Access Protection Filter Driver
  • mfeavfa.dll - Anti Virus File System Filter Driver API
  • mfeavfk.sys - Anti-Virus File System Filter Driver
  • mfebopa.dll - Buffer Overflow Protection Service
  • mfehida.dll - McAfee Driver Communication
  • mfehidin.exe - McAfee Driver Installer
  • mfehidk.sys - McAfee Link Driver
  • mferkda.dll - McAfee Code Analysis Driver API
  • mferkdet.sys - McAfee Code Analysis Driver
  • mfetdik.sys - Anti-Virus Mini-Firewall Driver
  • mfevtpa.dll - McAfee VTP Service Communication
  • mfevtps.exe - McAfee Process Validation Service
  • adslokuu.dll - VSCORE.14.1.0.496.x86 (VSCore Alert Manager Interface - Active Directory Support)
  • csscan.exe - VSCORE.14.1.0.515.x86 (Command line scanner)
  • engineserver.exe - McAfee Engine Service
  • entvutil.exe - Buffer Overflow Protection Rule File Update Utility
  • ftl.dll - File Filter Library
  • lockdown.dll - Provides self-protection functionality
  • mcshield.exe - On-Access Scanner service
  • mcshieldperfdata.dll - McShield Performance Data plugin to Perfmon
  • mcvssnmp.dll - VSCore Alert Manager Interface - SNMP Support
  • mfeann.exe - VSCore Announcer
  • mytilus.dll - VSCORE.13.3.1.100.x86 (Common Shell - Scanners' interface to the engine)
  • mytilus3.dll - Common Shell3 - Scanners' interface to the 5000 series engine
  • mytilus3_server.dll
  • mytilus3_server_process.exe
  • mytilus3_worker.dll - Common Shell2 - Scanners' interface to the 5000 series engine
  • naevent.dll - VSCore Alert Manager Interface
  • bbcpl.dll - VirusScan Enterprise (Access Protection Console Plugin)
  • condl.dll - VirusScan Console Data Layer
  • consl.dll - VirusScan Console UI
  • coptcpl.dll - Virus Scan Console Options
  • emabout.dll - Outlook Scan About Box
  • emcfgcpl.dll - VirusScan e-mail Scan
  • emhelp.dll - Outlook Scan Help
  • ftcfg.dll - Filter Configuration Resource Library
  • graphics.dll - VirusScan Graphics
  • mapprem.dll - VirusScan Metro App Remediation Helper
  • mcavdetect.dll - McAfee AV Detection DLL
  • mcavscv.dll - McAfee AV SCV DLL
  • mcconsol.exe - VirusScan Console
  • mcupdate.exe - VirusScan AutoUpdate
  • mmalnot.dll - VirusScan Toast Notification
  • naiann.dll - VirusScan Enterprise Announcer.
  • NCDaemon.exe - McAfee Scanner for Lotus Notes
  • NCExtMgr.dll - McAfee Extension Manager for Lotus Notes
  • NCInstall.exe - Installer for McAfee Notes Scanner
  • NCMenu.dll - McAfee Menu Addin for Lotus Notes
  • NCScan.dll
  • NCTrace.dll - McAfee Trace
  • NotesCfgOA.exe - VirusScan Notes On-Access Scan Properties
  • nvpcpl.dll - VirusScan Unwanted Programs Policy Console Plugin
  • OASCpl.dll - VirusScan On-Access Scanner Console Plugin
  • odspause.dll - VirusScan On-Demand Scanner Power State Helper
  • QuarCpl.dll - Quarantine Policy Console Plugin
  • restartvse.exe - Restart support module for VSE
  • scan32.exe - VirusScan On-Demand Scanner

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • shext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'VirusScan' with a class of {cda2863e-2497-4c49-9b89-06840e070a87}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • shcfg32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{898825EE-CDD8-4F2A-829A-C28DC07DC81B}' (runs on registration).
  • mcupdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DAT Update' (runs daily at 7:04 AM).
  • mcconsol.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E43BCC70-D114-4246-9158-089BD854C89C}' (runs on registration).
3 Services
  • Mcshield.exe runs as a service named 'McShield' (McShield) "Provides McAfee On-Access scanning protection of your computer system.".
  • EngineServer.exe runs as a service named 'McAfeeEngineService' (McAfeeEngineService) "McAfee Engine Service".
  • VsTskMgr.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Task Manager' (McTaskManager) "Allows scheduling of McAfee scanning and updating activities.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • restartvse.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'restartvse.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\restartvse.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • shstat.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ShStatEXE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\SHSTAT.EXE" /STANDALONE.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

mfevtps.exe
Memory:3.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000710026%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003015%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004085%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:60 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
EngineServer.exe
Memory:572 KB
Total CPU:0.0000976274%
Kernel CPU:0.00001058%
User CPU:0.00008705%
I/O reads/min:76.08 KB
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Mcshield.exe
Memory:94 MB
Total CPU:0.0001670739%
Kernel CPU:0.00008536%
User CPU:0.00008172%
Switches/sec:27
I/O reads/min:1.01 MB
I/O writes/min:76.27 KB

How do I remove McAfee VirusScan Enterprise?

Quickly and completely remove McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 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 VirusScan Enterprise 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 VirusScan Enterprise, 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 VirusScan Enterprise.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,710

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.01%
Windows XP 11.99%
Windows 8 11.83%
Windows Vista 2.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.47%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.86%
  India 5.34%
  United Kingdom 3.66%
  Germany 3.56%
  France 3.00%
  Iran 2.45%
  Canada 2.42%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Belgium 2.13%
  Spain 2.01%
  Israel 1.83%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Italy 1.38%
  Saudi Arabia 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.50%
Hewlett-Packard 31.49%
Acer 5.21%
ASUS 3.32%
Toshiba 3.29%
GIGABYTE 3.27%
Lenovo 3.25%
Intel 3.13%
Samsung 0.78%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 5.89%
Dell Latitude E6430 3.37%
Dell Latitude E6410 3.28%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 2.66%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.42%
HP EliteBook 8470p 2.28%

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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