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9% remove it91% keep it
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Average installed length: 295.71 days

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McAfee Scan and Repair 1.5.121

What is McAfee Scan and Repair?  (from McAfee)

Facebook continued its fight against malware with Tuesday’s launch of a malware checkpoint that will allow users to cleanse their system by using Scan and Repair from McAfee.


McAfee Scan and Repair 1.5.121 is a software program developed by McAfee. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 4.85 MB (5,086,723 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 38% of users of McAfee Scan and Repair come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mcafeescanandrepair
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\McAfeeScanAndRepair\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee Scan and Repair 1.5.121

  • uninst.exe - McAfee Scan and Repair (McAfee Scan and Repair Installer)
  • McAfeeScanRepairBkr.exe - McAfeeScanAndRepair (McAfee ScanAndRepair Broker)
  • McAfeeScanRepairSvc.exe - McAfee ScanAndRepair Service
  • McScan32.dll - McScan (AV Scanning Engine)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • McAfeeScanRepairSvc.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee ScanAndRepair Svc' (McAfee ScanAndRepair Svc) "McAfee ScanAndRepair Service".

How do I remove McAfee Scan and Repair?

You can uninstall McAfee Scan and Repair 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 Scan and Repair 1.5.121, 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 Scan and Repair.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
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 79.76%
Windows Vista 10.12%
Windows XP 5.95%
Windows 10 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.75%
Windows 7 Professional 8.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.99%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.76%
  United Kingdom 6.12%
  Brazil 4.59%
  MA 4.59%
  Italy 3.06%
  Spain 2.55%
  India 2.55%
  Philippines 2.55%
  Turkey 2.55%
  Taiwan 2.55%
  Canada 2.04%
  DZ 2.04%
  France 2.04%
  Mexico 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.44%
Dell 23.68%
Acer 20.18%
ASUS 8.77%
Lenovo 7.89%
Toshiba 7.02%
Packard Bell 1.75%
Samsung 1.75%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.74%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.74%

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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