5,9,2,0 50.00%
5,8,710,2 7.81%
5,1,187,0 1.56%
5,1,169,0 9.38%
5,1,169,0 1.56%
5,0,262,0 1.56%
5,0,262,0 1.56%
4,6,255,0 3.13%
4,0,228,0 12.50%
4,0,228,0 1.56%
2,15,101,0 9.38%



McAfee UI Container by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McUICnt.exe


McUICnt.exe has 11 known versions, the most recent one is 5,9,2,0. McUICnt.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 407.69 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to McAfee by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs McAfee SecurityCenter, McAfee Security Scan Plus and Intel Anti-Theft Service have been observed as installing specific variations of McUICnt.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 28.66 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 34.12 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 989.49 KB per minute for reads and 8.85 KB per minute for writes.

What is McUICnt.exe?

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 services are up-to-date. Most McAfee SecurityCenter builds offer trial subscriptions to McAfee’s security software.

About McUICnt.exe (from McAfee)

Essential security software so you can surf, shop, and socialize online while our anti-virus software, anti-malware, and firewall keep you safe. Relentless security software scans and blocks dangerous


File name:McUICnt.exe
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee UI Container
Description:McAfee HTML UI Container
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\mcafee security scan\2.0.181\mcuicnt.exe
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Friday, September 12, 2008
Expiration date:Sunday, October 9, 2011

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of McAfee UI Container.)
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McAfee Security Scan Plus is a free diagnostic tool that ensures you are protected from threats by actively checking your computer for up-to-date anti-virus, firewall, and web security software. It al...
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McAfee Security Scan is a free tool that automatically checks and reports if your PC is protected. Your PC's security status is determined by the state of your anti-virus and firewall protection. Your...
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology helps deter data and asset theft, keeping personal information personal. Activate the Intel AT-enabled service available in various markets today. If your Ultrabook™ or lap...
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of McUICnt.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Scheduled tasks
  • The task '{BDEFFA08-89B0-4058-A4B1-64FA9EA8055A}' runs on registration in the path '\{BDEFFA08-89B0-4058-A4B1-64FA9EA8055A}'
  • The job '{A732ED2D-5AC1-474B-98CC-27BC811EEA65}' runs on registration in the path '\{A732ED2D-5AC1-474B-98CC-27BC811EEA65}'
  • The task '{5AB9972E-4FC5-4F0A-94D1-37AA8198F6DA}' runs on registration in the path '\{5AB9972E-4FC5-4F0A-94D1-37AA8198F6DA}'
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'mcpltui_exe' → "C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\mcuicnt.exe" /platui

VersionsAll file variations of McUICnt.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
c4cf03b998d4d758b89cd07f22d7a7f9 a27cf06217566aceb82b45d24ca60e45db1e0ea9 630.05 KB
55ed435133e38c699d367fb10cd03147 f31f4f34bdbfb6015518a0c601967a6468f3bd18 629.55 KB
f3e6ca3b8fb9db6174d5e75c57046278 dc1b9af2faef2a6cf954be79a5dc9a24ee7518ca 297.55 KB
5b87a7dc54059ecd919db94441318b0b bcac549df7dda610ec379787e53cd0701cf8e100 292.63 KB
c8e94d4d3c01284b5b920d26fa5fcf64 2a38cba83cb8b31f874d697f71a06daea07c6f66 246.87 KB
78daf7d68abb5152ac052a325d34f708 40ba08c90fcef4a8f26bfeea6b4a363da633f622 246.37 KB
ce0dc55056f1c06a149c0190892ab045 bdc17d0ffe8fc4d1aecf588f265e2037d08a837f 292.63 KB
2e1277385df339eb327829e6ef852787 534471e32e5025c64917a2ad3df8ca982581b9be 293.1 KB
17efb4c5f996f783e90be1eb0077ba40 6631bb0d9dadce58250602b0dba4e3e8f16b6c97 466.37 KB
8a027c273e3b9dcd9c91109acb95b4a1 345f41e39d207d47e353e75671769969dd650dff 663.02 KB
71a69210e0296378028e8350eada904c 873c649e5efa66b7e12646693c4388d621072077 426.52 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.81%
Windows 8.1 20.63%
Windows 8 12.70%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 6.35%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.35%
Windows 8 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.59%
Windows XP Professional 1.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.59%
Windows 7 Starter 1.59%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.00% of McAfee UI Container.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 35.29%
Dell 21.18%
Sony 14.12%
Hewlett-Packard 10.59%
Acer 9.41%
Lenovo 4.71%
Toshiba 2.35%
NEC 2.35%
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