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Should I remove MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,210
United States Rank #18,792
Reach 0.0235%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.25 days
36.77 days >
Average installed length: 19.32 days


VersionDistribution 64.24% 5.45% 0.91% 8.48% 5.15% 0.30% 3.94% 8.79% 0.61% 0.61% 0.61% 0.61% 0.30%

MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::


MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool:: is a software program developed by MyCity. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named mcshieldrtm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 2.93 MB (3,075,357 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 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 23% of users of MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool:: come from the United States, it is also popular in RS and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mailto: [email protected]
Help link: amf.mycity.rs/mcshield
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mcshield
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MCShield\MCS-Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::

Program executable:mcshieldrtm.exe
Name:MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::
MCShield Real-Time Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\mcshield\mcshieldrtm.exe
Additional files:
  • MCShieldDS.exe - MCShield :: Anti-Malware Tool:: (MCShield Drive Scanner)
  • MCDialogs.dll - MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool:: (MCShield Drive Scanner dialogs)
  • MCProcess.dll - MCShield helper library
  • MCShieldCC.exe - MCShield Control Center
  • MCS-Uninstall.exe
  • MCUpdater.dll - MCShield Auto-Update Module
  • _Translator.exe - MCShield (Translator for LNG files)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • MCShieldRTM.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MCShield Monitor' and executes as C:\Program Files\MCShield\mcshieldrtm.exe.

How do I remove MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::?

Quickly and completely remove MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool:: from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool:: 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 MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::, 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 MCShield ::Anti-Malware Tool::.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.30%
Windows 8 30.30%
Windows XP 7.58%
Windows Vista 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.02%
Windows 7 Professional 9.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.90%
Windows 8.1 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.01%
  RS 9.66%
  Mexico 3.98%
  India 3.98%
  DZ 3.13%
  Netherlands 2.84%
  Russia 2.56%
  Belgium 2.56%
  BA 2.56%
  Croatia 2.56%
  Philippines 2.27%
  Italy 1.99%
  United Kingdom 1.99%
  Canada 1.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Acer 19.00%
Dell 17.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Toshiba 6.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Samsung 3.00%
Intel 2.50%
Medion 1.00%
American Megatrends 1.00%
Alienware 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.11%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.05%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 3.05%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.29%

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bob3160over a year ago
If you use a usb drive then this needs to be on your computer to keep you safe.