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Should I remove McAfee Pledge?

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?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.3.0.0 20.00%
2.1.0.0 60.00%
2.0.0.0 20.00%

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McAfee Pledge

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What is McAfee Pledge?  (from McAfee)

McAfee Pledge is a software token that makes your device an easy to use and cost-effective authentication token. With Pledge you can generate one-time password without Internet connection enabling you to authenticate to protected corporate remote access services, virtual desktop environments, bring your own device serv...  Read more

Overview

McAfee Pledge is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is 2.1.0.0, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is Pledge.exe. The software installer includes 1 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 82% of users of McAfee Pledge come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Help link: mysupport.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee Pledge
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\McAfee Pledge\Uninstall_McAfee Pledge\Uninstall McAfee Pledge.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Pledge

Program executable:Pledge.exe
Name:InstallAnywhere
LaunchAnywhere
Path:C:\Program Files\McAfee Pledge\Pledge.exe
MD5:8be4a2fbb73a6e3dfc1f5d386b1365e3
  • Pledge.exe (by Flexera Software) - InstallAnywhere (LaunchAnywhere)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pledge.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D692FF7-4C96-433D-BC33-2C239E2BCBB8}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • Pledge.exe runs as a service named 'LexiCom' (LexiCom) "CLEO Secure File Transfer".

How do I remove McAfee Pledge?

Quickly and completely remove McAfee Pledge from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall McAfee Pledge 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 Pledge, 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 Pledge.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 20%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 40.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Norway 9.09%
  India 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Dell 40.00%
Common models
HP EliteBook 820 G1 20.00%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 20.00%
Dell Precision M4800 20.00%
Dell Latitude E6430 20.00%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro SFF PC 20.00%

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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