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Should I remove Verizon Internet Security Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,638
United States Rank #6,957
Reach 0.0198%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.68 days
403.42 days >
Average installed length: 211.97 days


16.0 R8 0.26%
16.0 R11 0.26%
16.0 R10 0.26%
15.0.2063 0.26%
15.0.179 0.26%
15.0.166 0.26%
14.0.9029 0.52%
14.0.8185 0.26%
14.0.7080 0.52%
14.0.6136 2.09%
14.0.4121 6.27%
14.0.339 2.35%
14.0.1076 1.31%
14.0.1029 1.83%
14.0 R13 1.57%
13.6.1599 5.48%
13.6.1529 0.52%
13.6.1492 9.40%
12.8.992 6.53%
12.8.988 6.01%
12.8.958 11.75%
12.8.957 1.83%
12.8.944 1.83%
12.8.934 3.92%
12.8.908 1.57%
12.8.903 2.35%
12.8.856 2.35%
12.8.414 0.26%
12.8.412 1.57%
11.6.511 12.01%
11.6.507 1.31%
11.6.477 9.40%
11.6.443 1.57%
11.6.434 0.26%
11.0.678 0.78%
11.0.654 0.26%
11.0.608 0.52%
10.50.160 0.26%

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Verizon Internet Security Suite

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What is Verizon Internet Security Suite?  (from McAfee)

Help protect your computers from online threats with this sophisticated suite of products designed specifically with your computer usage in mind. Automatic updates and scheduled virus and spyware scans give you the consistent coverage you need against new online risks. Special features include Verizon SiteAdvisor, a po...  Read more


Verizon Internet Security Suite is a software program developed by McAfee. The most common release is 11.6.511, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is mcuicnt.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 38.81 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 661.77 KB (677,653 bytes). 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 100% of users of Verizon Internet Security Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www22.verizon.com/home/utilities/security-backup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McAfee
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcuihost.exe /bodC:misC://MSCJsRes.dlC::uninstall.html /iC:uninstall
Estimated size: 661.77 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Internet Security Suite

Program executable:mcuicnt.exe
Name:McAfee UI Container
McAfee HTML UI Container
Signed by:McAfee
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\mcafee\platform\mcuicnt.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
McAfee HTML UI Container is part of McAfee SecurityCenter, a security solution that allows users to monitor their computer's security status and to know instantly whether their computer's virus, spyware, e-mail, and firewall protection...
Additional files:
  • McAWFwk.exe - McAfee Activation Wizard Framework (McAfee Activation Service)
  • mcinfo.exe - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee SecurityCenter Instrumentation)
  • McSmtFwk.exe - McAfee Trusted Advisor Framework Exe
  • mcupdmgr.exe - McAfee Update Manager Service
  • McSACore.exe - McAfee SiteAdvisor (SiteAdvisor)
  • saUI.exe
  • QcShm.exe - McAfee QuickClean (McAfee QuickClean EXE)
  • mcods.exe - McAfee VirusScan (McAfee VirusScan On-Demand Scan)
  • ActUtil.exe
  • firesvc.exe
  • langsel.exe
  • McActInst.exe
  • mcautoreg.exe
  • mchlp32.exe
  • McInstru.exe
  • McInsUpd.exe
  • mcocrollback.exe
  • mcoemmgr.exe
  • mcshell.exe
  • mcshell_sapphire.exe
  • mcsvrcnt.exe
  • mcsync.exe
  • mcuihost.exe
  • mcuninst.exe
  • McVsMap.exe
  • McVsShld.exe
  • mfehidin.exe
  • mispreg.exe
  • MpfAlert.exe
  • mskxagnt.exe
  • MVsInst.exe
  • QcCons32.exe
  • QcConsol.exe
  • saUpd.exe
  • ShrCL.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • McAWFwk.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Activation Service' (McAWFwk) "McAfee Activation Service".
  • McSACore.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee SiteAdvisor Service' (McAfee SiteAdvisor Service) "McAfee SiteAdvisor Service".
  • mcods.exe runs as a service named 'McODS'.
Network connections
  • mcupdmgr.exe connects to a96-17-182-41.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • McSACore.exe connects to (port 443).
  • McSACore.exe connects to dss1.siteadvisor.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:38.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0081324044%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00431278%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00381962%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,621,251
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:982.49 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.75 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:6.28 MB
Total CPU:0.0001104211%
Kernel CPU:0.00007323%
User CPU:0.00003719%
CPU cycles/sec:5,940
I/O reads/min:189 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:3.79 MB
Total CPU:0.0006004772%
Kernel CPU:0.00040039%
User CPU:0.00020009%
CPU cycles/sec:28,269
I/O reads/min:5.48 KB

How do I remove Verizon Internet Security Suite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.61%
Windows 10 25.07%
Windows Vista 14.36%
Windows XP 4.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.21%
Windows 8.1 12.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.05%
Windows 10 Home 6.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.74%
Windows 7 Professional 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.85%
  United Kingdom 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.81%
Hewlett-Packard 36.11%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 5.90%
ASUS 4.17%
Lenovo 1.74%
Samsung 1.04%
Intel 0.69%
Sahara 0.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.65%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 2.60%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 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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