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Should I remove McAfee Client Proxy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,113
United States Rank #39,334
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.99 days
442.20 days >
Average installed length: 232.34 days


VersionDistribution 3.23% 3.23% 3.23% 3.23% 3.23% 3.23% 6.45% 6.45% 6.45% 41.94% 3.23% 9.68% 6.45%

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McAfee Client Proxy


McAfee Client Proxy is a software program developed by McAfee. The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named McpService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 10.73 MB (11,253,503 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 61% of users of McAfee Client Proxy come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee\MCP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5250DC3F-FDA3-4960-96CC-02A85AA95395}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Client Proxy

Program executable:McpService.exe
Name:McAfee Client Proxy
McAfee Client Proxy Service
Path:C:\Program Files\McAfee\MCP\McpService.exe
Additional files:
  • blframework.dll - McAfee Endpoint Security (BL Framework component)
  • McVariantExport.dll - McVariant utilities
  • ccme_base.dll (by RSA - The Security Division of EMC) - RSA BSAFE Crypto-C Micro Edition (Base cryptographic functionality)
  • cryptocme2.dll (by RSA - The Security Division of EMC) - Master library
  • Fips140SecurityService.dll - McAfee Client Proxy (McAfee Client Proxy Security Service DLL)
  • InstallHelper.dll - McAfee Client Proxy Install Helper
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • McpService.exe - McAfee Client Proxy Service
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • McpService.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Client Proxy' (MCPService) "McAfee Client Proxy Service".

How do I remove McAfee Client Proxy?

You can uninstall McAfee Client Proxy 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 McAfee Client Proxy, 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 McAfee Client Proxy.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.65%
Windows 10 16.13%
Windows XP 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 51.61%
Windows 7 Professional 25.81%
Windows 10 Enterprise 6.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.45%
Windows 10 Pro 3.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.98%
  India 9.76%
  Brazil 7.32%
  Canada 7.32%
  TT 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Turkey 2.44%
  Poland 2.44%
  Saudi Arabia 2.44%
  Peru 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.28%
Hewlett-Packard 27.59%
Lenovo 17.24%
Sony 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5440 6.90%
Dell Latitude E5420 6.90%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 6.90%
Dell Latitude E6540 3.45%
Sony SVF14N11CXB 3.45%
HP Compaq Pro 6300 MT 3.45%

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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