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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,132
United States Rank #32,613
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.57 days
63.87 days >
Average installed length: 33.56 days


10.5.1 34.15%
10.5.0 31.71%
10.2.1 4.88%
10.2.0 29.27%

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McAfee Endpoint Security Platform

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McAfee Endpoint Security Platform is a software program developed by McAfee. The most common release is 10.5.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 108 files. 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 63% of users of McAfee Endpoint Security Platform come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB82761
Help link: support.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee\Endpoint Security\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{98F65C7A-7D56-4779-82CF-E6C385897189}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Endpoint Security Platform

  • reputation_bo.dll - McAfee Endpoint Security Reputation Business Object
  • tie_aac_hooks.dll - McAfee Threat Intelligence Access Control Hook
  • mfetie.exe - McAfee Threat Intelligence Hosting Service
  • tie_bo.dll - McAfee Threat Intelligence Business Object
  • TieErrMgr.exe - McAfee Threat Intelligence Error Manager
  • tie_ma.dll - McAfee Threat Intelligence Agent Plugin
  • HipHandlers64.dll - McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS Signatures)
  • tie_hss_lpc.dll - McAfee Threat Intelligence LPC
  • TieInterfaceDll.dll - McAfee Threat Intelligence
  • amcfg.exe - McAfee Endpoint Security (McAfee TP Install Configuration Tool)
  • AvContentManagerBl.dll - McAfee Endpoint AVContentManager Bl
  • blframework.dll - BL Framework component
  • blframeworkrt.dll
  • blframeworku.dll - BL Framework (untrusted) component
  • EpLaLib.dll - Firewall Location Awareness Library
  • EpSecApiLib.dll - Crypto library
  • exclusionbl.dll - Exclusion Business Object
  • FirewallBLObject.dll - Firewall Business Object
  • FWInstCheck.exe - Firewall Installer check exe
  • FWPolicyPlugin.dll - Firewall Policy Plugin
  • FwWindowsFirewallHandler.exe - McAfee Firewall Application
  • LogLib.dll - Logger utility
  • mambobl.dll - Master Anti-Malware Business Object
  • MAppRem.dll - Windows 8 UI App Remediation
  • MaSpb.dll - McAfee Endpoint MaSpb Bl
  • McVariantExport.dll - McVariant utilities
  • mfeEpSS.dll - McAfee Endpoint Script Scanner
  • mfefw.exe - Firewall Business Object Hosting Server
  • mfetp.exe - Security component hosting server
  • oasbl.dll - On Access Scan Business Object
  • odsbl.dll - On Demand Scan Business Object
  • QuarantineManagerBL.dll - Quarantine Manager Business Object
  • rcScanMenuHandler.dll - On Demand Scan Component
  • ScriptScanBL.dll - Script Scan Business Object
  • setupFW.exe - McAfee FW Setup Launcher
  • spLpc.dll - McAfee Endpoint spLpc
  • jcmcontent.dll - McAfee JTI Content (Jti Client Module Content)
  • AVEvent.dll - Anti-Malware Core (Anti-Malware event logging resources)
  • EMMain.dll - Event Manager API
  • installer.exe - Anti-Malware Core Installer
  • lua_lib.dll - McAfee Virtual Machine
  • mcshield.exe - McAfee Scanner service
  • McShieldClient.dll - Anti-Malware Core Client
  • metro_repair.dll - Metro App repair
  • MFE_CS.dll - Common Scan API
  • MFE_DS.dll - Dynamic Scan API
  • mfeunzip.dll - McAfee Decompression Library
  • mfezip.dll - McAfee Compression Library
  • ncapi.dll - UserMode API
  • quarantine.dll - McAfee Quarantine Library
  • ts.dll - TrustedSource SDK
  • ApBl.dll - McAfee Endpoint (McAfee Endpoint AP/SP Business Object dll)
  • ApRc.dll - McAfee Endpoint AP Support dll
  • BoBl.dll - McAfee Endpoint BO Business Object dll
  • EpMPApi.dll - McAfee MP Engine
  • EpMPThe.dll - McAfee Endpoint Thin Hook Environment
  • HcCode.dll - McAfee HIP Synchronous Hook Module
  • HipRc.dll - McAfee Endpoint RuleCompiler
  • HipShield.dll - McAfee Endpoint HipShield.dll
  • JcmRts.dll - McAfee TIE (TIEM Runtime System)
  • TIECommunicator.dll - McAfee TIE Communicator Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • rcScanMenuHandler.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {EA485C0C-93BB-48C3-AE57-6399F85F0F7E}.

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Or, you can uninstall McAfee Endpoint Security Platform 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 Endpoint Security Platform, 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 Endpoint Security Platform.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 10 44%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.10%
Windows 10 43.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.59%
Windows 10 Pro 24.39%
Windows 7 Enterprise 17.07%
Windows 10 Enterprise 9.76%
Windows 10 Home 4.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.16%
  United Kingdom 8.77%
  South Africa 5.26%
  DK 3.51%
  France 3.51%
  Italy 3.51%
  Germany 1.75%
  Finland 1.75%
  Ireland 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Poland 1.75%
  Portugal 1.75%
  Singapore 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 46.15%
Hewlett-Packard 25.64%
Lenovo 15.38%
Sony 5.13%
Acer 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7450 7.32%
Dell OptiPlex 990 4.88%
HP HP 250 G4 Notebook PC 4.88%
Dell XPS 13 9360 4.88%
Dell Precision M6800 2.44%
Dell Precision M2800 2.44%

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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