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Should I remove McAfee Drive Encryption Go?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,580
United States Rank #19,805
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.05 days
385.12 days >
Average installed length: 202.35 days


7.2.1 7.38%
7.2.0 2.46%
7.1.3 45.90%
7.1.1 42.62%
7.1.0 1.64%

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McAfee Drive Encryption Go


McAfee Drive Encryption Go is a software program developed by McAfee. The most common release is 7.1.3, 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 atcliun.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,069,056 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 64% of users of McAfee Drive Encryption Go come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mcafee\eego
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{82E6763E-01B3-4652-912D-2312BB01E020}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Drive Encryption Go

Program executable:atcliun.exe
  • eegoservice.exe - McAfee Drive Encryption Go

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • eegoservice.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Drive Encryption Go' (McAfee DEGo) "Performs environment and platform testing for McAfee Drive Encryption".

How do I remove McAfee Drive Encryption Go?

You can uninstall McAfee Drive Encryption Go 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 Drive Encryption Go, 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 Drive Encryption Go.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.59%
Windows 10 25.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 39.67%
Windows 7 Professional 33.88%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 9.92%
Windows 10 Pro 8.26%
Windows 10 Enterprise 4.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.86%
  Netherlands 5.42%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  Israel 3.61%
  South Africa 2.41%
  France 2.41%
  India 1.81%
  Germany 1.81%
  Canada 1.81%
  Italy 1.81%
  Colombia 1.20%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Egypt 1.20%
  Chile 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.05%
Hewlett-Packard 34.23%
Lenovo 19.82%
Toshiba 0.90%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 7.50%
Dell Latitude E7450 5.00%
Dell Latitude E7440 5.00%
HP EliteBook 840 G2 4.17%
Dell Latitude E5440 3.33%
HP EliteBook 840 G1 3.33%

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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