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Should I remove Safe Eyes?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,070
United States Rank #17,489
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.71 days
286.46 days >
Average installed length: 150.51 days


VersionDistribution 1.22% 6.10% 8.54% 32.93% 21.95% 29.27%

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Safe Eyes

What is Safe Eyes?  (from McAfee)

Safe Eyes is Mac, PC, and iOS compatible software that protects your family from harmful content and other dangers on the internet. No parental control software program is better to block porn than Safe Eyes. That's why Safe Eyes is actually used in rehabilitation courses for pornography addiction. And with additional ...  Read more


Safe Eyes is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is safeeyes.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 64.17 MB (67,291,759 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 96% of users of Safe Eyes come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safeeyes.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Internet Content Filter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C3FA280D-3AE4-43F3-AFB5-D459B36A05B7}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 64.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Safe Eyes

Program executable:safeeyes.exe
Name:Safe Eyes
Safe Eyes Client Application
Path:C:\Program Files\internet content filter\safeeyes.exe
Additional files:
  • mfeicfcore.dll - McAfee Internet Content Filter Core Interface Dynamic Link Library
  • mfewinrtshim.dll - McAfee Internet Content Filter WinRT Shim Dynamic Link Library
  • mfeicfcore.exe - McAfee Internet Content Filter Core Service
  • LangSel.dll - McAfee Language Selector (McAfee Language Selection Library)
  • UpdateService.exe (by InternetSafety.com) - Safe Eyes (Safe Eyes Update Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • UpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Internet Content Filter Update Service' (mfeicfupdate) "Updating service for the parental controls software.".
  • mfeicfcore.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Internet Content Filter Core Service' (mfeicfcore) "McAfee Internet Content Filter core service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SafeEyes.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ICF' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Internet Content Filter\SafeEyes.exe".

How do I remove Safe Eyes?

You can uninstall Safe Eyes 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 Safe Eyes, 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 Safe Eyes.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.07%
Windows 10 24.39%
Windows XP 4.88%
Windows Vista 3.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.32%
Windows 10 Home 12.35%
Windows 7 Professional 8.64%
Windows 8.1 6.17%
Windows 8 4.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.38%
  Canada 1.45%
  Finland 0.72%
  Sweden 0.72%
  Germany 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.14%
Dell 24.66%
ASUS 9.59%
Acer 9.59%
Lenovo 6.85%
Toshiba 6.85%
Intel 2.74%
Gateway 2.74%
Samsung 1.37%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.60%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.60%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 2.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.60%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.60%
HP ProBook 6550b 2.60%

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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