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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,179
United States Rank #26,777
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.47 days
220.33 days >
Average installed length: 115.77 days


10.5.2 1.33%
10.5.1 9.33%
10.5.0 9.33%
10.2.0 6.67%
10.1.1 10.67%
10.1.0 6.67%
10.0.2 5.33%
10.0.1 17.33%
10.0.0 33.33%

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McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control


McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is 10.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 153 files and is usually about 7.97 MB (8,352,256 bytes). sacmaupdatercallback.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Help link: support.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee\Endpoint Security\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7D0A6DCC-5A05-40B0-B88E-3583B96A08CB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control

  • HipHandlers.dll - McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS Signatures)
  • 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
  • FirewallBL.dll - Firewall Business Object
  • FWPolicyPlugin.dll - Firewall Policy Plugin
  • FwWindowsFirewallHandler.exe - McAfee Firewall Application
  • loglib.dll - Logger utility
  • MaComServer.exe - MA Scheduler Component
  • mambobl.dll - Master Anti-Malware Business Object
  • MAppRem.dll - Windows 8 UI App Remediation
  • MaSpb.dll - McAfee Endpoint MaSpb Bl
  • McTrayUPC.dll - McAfee Agent Plugin for McAfee Endpoint Security
  • mcvariantexport.dll - McVariant utilities
  • MetroUtils.dll - Utility for McAfee Endpoint Security
  • MFEConsole.exe
  • mfeEpSS.dll - McAfee Endpoint Script Scanner
  • mfefw.exe - Firewall Business Object Hosting Server
  • mfefwc.exe - Firewall Client Service
  • WscAVExe.exe - McAfee VirusScan Enterprise WSC Exe
  • ts.dll - TrustedSource SDK
  • ts_static_rt.dll
  • EpMPApi.dll - McAfee Endpoint (McAfee MP Engine)
  • EpMPThe.dll - McAfee Endpoint Thin Hook Environment
  • HcCode.dll - McAfee HIP Synchronous Hook Module
  • nagshr32.dll - McAfee Agent (McAfee ASaP Shared Library)
  • gatewayutils.dll - Web Control
  • mcbrwctl.dll
  • mcchhost.exe
  • mcieplg.dll
  • mcieplugin.dll
  • mcplgui.dll
  • mcsacoreps.dll
  • mcsaelpc.dll
  • mfewc.exe
  • mfewch.exe
  • mfewcui.exe
  • npmcffplg.dll
  • saCMAPlugin.dll
  • sacmaupdatercallback.dll
  • saHook.dll
  • saplugin.dll
  • sares.dll
  • saset.dll
  • sasshmod.dll
  • wchook.dll
  • wpboloader.dll
  • wpfunctionalstatebo.dll
  • wpratingactionbo.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • mcieplugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control (Browser Help Object)' with the class of {B164E929-A1B6-4A06-B104-2CD0E90A88FF}.
  • mfeEpSS.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'McAfee Endpoint Security Script Protection' with the class of {7DB2D5A0-7241-4E79-B68D-6309F01C5231}.
  • McIEPlg.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'McAfee Web Control BHO' with the class of {B164E929-A1B6-4A06-B104-2CD0E90A88FF}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • mcieplugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control (Toolbar)' with the class of {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064} (Web Control).
  • McIEPlg.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'McAfee Web Control Toolbar' with the class of {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064} (Web Control).
2 Services
  • mfewc.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control Service' (mfewc) "McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control Service".
  • mfefwc.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Firewall Client Service' (mfefwc) "McAfee Firewall Client Service".

How do I remove McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control?

You can uninstall McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control 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 Endpoint Security Web Control, 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 Endpoint Security Web Control.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 56%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.00%
Windows 7 44.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 10 Pro 22.67%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.33%
Windows 8.1 5.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.43%
  United Kingdom 6.93%
  Brazil 3.96%
  Poland 3.96%
  Colombia 2.97%
  Italy 2.97%
  Sweden 1.98%
  India 1.98%
  Netherlands 1.98%
  Turkey 1.98%
  Singapore 0.99%
  South Africa 0.99%
  Taiwan 0.99%
  UA 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.06%
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Lenovo 16.18%
Intel 2.94%
Acer 2.94%
Toshiba 1.47%
Sony 1.47%
Samsung 1.47%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7440 4.11%
Dell Latitude E5570 2.74%
Dell Latitude E5550 2.74%
Dell Latitude E6440 2.74%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.74%
HP EliteBook 840 G1 2.74%

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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