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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,262
United States Rank #15,653
Reach 0.0203%


VersionDistribution 0.25% 0.75% 0.50% 2.74% 0.75% 2.00% 2.24%
1.0.1204.4 1.50%
1.0.1163.2 0.25%
1.0.1114.6 0.25%
1.0.1104.2 0.25%
1.0 88.53%

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Intel AT Service

What is Intel AT Service?  (from McAfee)

Intel Anti-Theft Technology helps deter data and asset theft, keeping personal information personal. Activate the Intel AT-enabled service available in various markets today. If your Ultrabook™ or laptop is lost or stolen, disable it through your service. If your later locate your Ultrabook or laptop, contact your serv...  Read more


Intel AT Service is a software program developed by McAfee. The most common release is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 24.6 MB (25,799,486 bytes). The installed file McUpdater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of Intel AT Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mcafeeantitheft\1.0.1204.4
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\McAfeeAntiTheft\1.0.1204.4\uninstall.exe" /S
Estimated size: 24.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel AT Service

  • sqlite3.dll - Sqlite3 Database Module
  • mcbrwsr2.dll - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee Web Browser Control)
  • McUICfg.dll - McAfee Integrated Security Platform
  • mcutil.dll - McAfee Utility DLL
  • mcutil2.dll
  • misplf.dll - MISP Look-and-Feel Library
  • mcuicnt.exe - McAfee UI Container (McAfee)
  • LogCntrl.dll - ETW Log Controller (Log Controller Module)
  • McATClient.dll - McAfee Anti-Theft (AT Client Module)
  • McATCrypto.dll - EEFFEncryptDecrypt
  • McATEEProvider.dll - EEFF Provider plugin
  • McATInstrumentation.dll - Instrumentation
  • McATJSRes.dll - ATJSRes
  • McATLauncher.exe - AT Screen Launcher
  • McATLocation.dll - Location Tracking
  • McATMetroAlert.exe - McATMetroAlert
  • McATPostInst.dll - PostInstall
  • McATPreInst.dll - PreInstall
  • McATProductConfig.dll - ProductConfig
  • McATRes.dll - ATRes
  • McATSchedulerSvc.dll - McATSchedulerSvc
  • McATSingletonApp.exe - McATSingletonApp
  • McATStartUp.dll - StartUp
  • McATSync.dll - SyncCheck
  • McATSysTrayPlugin.dll - AT Systray Plugin
  • McATUIhost.exe - McUIhost
  • McATUISchim.dll - UISchim
  • McATUninstall.dll - McATUninstall
  • McATUpdateCheck.dll - UpdateCheck
  • McATWebInterface.dll - ATWebInterface
  • McATWebProxy.dll - Web Proxy
  • McATXmlRes.dll - McAfee Anti-Theft common xml resource
  • McRtMui.dll - RTMUI
  • McUpdater.dll - Updater
  • Uninstall.exe - McAfee Anti-Theft Uninstaller
  • McInst.exe - McAfee Installer
  • atesclient.dll (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) Anti-Theft Essential Services Client Library
  • atescheck.dll (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) Anti-Theft Essential Services Check Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • TdtClientsdk-3.0.dll (by Intel) - Intel Anti Theft
  • TdtClientsdk-4.0.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) Anti Theft Client SDK

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • McInst.exe runs as a service named '0025311363509840mcinstcleanup'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000203679%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001328%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000709%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,652
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:315 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Intel AT Service?

You can uninstall Intel AT Service 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel AT Service, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Intel AT Service.

Win 10 99%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 98.50%
Windows 7 1.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 35.66%
Windows 8 29.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.22%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.24%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.99%
Windows 8 Pro 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.40%
  Italy 5.42%
  Canada 4.52%
  United Kingdom 4.52%
  Australia 2.71%
  Brazil 2.71%
  France 2.41%
  Germany 1.81%
  Sweden 1.81%
  Israel 1.51%
  Malaysia 1.51%
  United Arab Emirates 1.51%
  DK 1.20%
  Russia 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 50.13%
ASUS 48.37%
Lenovo 0.75%
Toshiba 0.50%
Dell 0.25%
Common models
ASUSTeK K56CB 12.69%
ASUSTeK S500CA 5.58%
Sony SVT15115CXS 5.33%
ASUSTeK Q501LA 5.08%
ASUSTeK S400CA 4.82%
ASUSTeK S551LB 4.57%

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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