McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee (Signed)

Remove mcupdate.exe
Version:   12,8,958,0
MD5:   df600bc9fa14a22e455cbc7763d612cc
SHA1:   ea3da939bf45d5e597250a01da482bb9251ff29e

What is mcupdate.exe?

McAfee Update Launcher for McAfee SecurityCenter is 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. The program generates security alerts which notify users about emergency virus outbreaks and other important security related messages.

About mcupdate.exe (from McAfee)

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File name:mcupdate.exe
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee SecurityCenter
Description:McAfee Update Launcher
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\\agent\mcupdate.exe
File version:12,8,958,0
Product version:12,8,0,0
Size:1.47 MB (1,539,664 bytes)
Build date:4/28/2014 10:18 PM
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Expiration date:Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
More details

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Total CPU:0.19789094%
Kernel CPU:0.13590101%
User CPU:0.06198993%
Private (maximum):8.99 MB
Private (minimum):8.97 MB

BehaviorsProcess properties

Command line:"C:\progra~1\\agent\mcupdate.exe" /logcompact
Parent process:mcsvhost.exe (McAfee Shared Service Host by McAfee)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 37.50% of McAfee SecurityCenter.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 40.00%
Sony 40.00%
Acer 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
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