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mcagent.exe process file

What is mcagent.exe? Is mcagent.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: McAfee SecurityCenter Agent or Agent or McAfee Integrated Security Platform

Product: McAfee SecurityCenter or Agent

Company: McAfee, Inc ( or Networks Associates Technology, Inc ( or

File: mcagent.exe

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106 users ask for this file. 1 user didn't rate it ("don't know"). 2 users rated it as not dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. 1 user rated it as little bit dangerous.

All comments about mcagent.exe:
Tom Lin a McAfee SecurityCenter Agent. Part of the McAfee pack.
steveX mcagent.exe ist eine ausführende Datei des McAfee -Antivirenprogrammes. Wenn diese Software schon deinstalliert wurde, einfach löschen. Wenn die McAfee- Antiviren sodtware noch funktionieren soll, nicht löschen.
Elric Ward Part of McAfee Internet Security Suite. This process ensures the computer's virus definations are up to date by communicating with the McAfee VirusScan server on the network. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Jesse Bevil This is a file that comes included with your McAfee virus scanning Software usually preinstalled on new computers. Location is default "C:\Program Files\\agent\McAgent.exe
Shalianahe McAfee SecurityCenter Agent. Part of the McAfee pack
JJ This file can be replaced by a trojan that ran a spyware on my computer and wasn't therefore detected by McAfee VirusScan but rather by a spyware detection program. The change cause a drastic slowdown in my connection speed.
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