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Process name: McAfee WSC Integration Service

Product: McAfee VirusScan

Company: McAfee (mcafee.com)

File: mcdetect.exe


A background process for the McAfee Security Suite software, this application facilitates the integration of McAfee antivirus and network protection capabilities with the Windows Security Center. It works with On-Access Scan, which monitors for virus and malware threats in real-time. It starts automatically with Windows and displays an alert as soon as one is detected. It automatically attempts to delete any virus, malware threat, or intrusion. If it cannot, the threat is quarantined. Based in Santa Clara, California, McAfee was founded in 1987. McAfee is best known for its McAfee Total Security protection suite and its various components. Acquired by Intel Corporation, McAfee will soon be distributed as Intel Security. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/mcdetect.exe.html 
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Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of mcdetect.exe: based on 4 votes. Read also the 6 reviews.

  • 294 users ask for this file. 2 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user rated it as dangerous. 2 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about mcdetect.exe:
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I know that if you search mcafee it does not bring this up and until it is deleted it will say that mcafee security center is still installed. I was not able to install another virus program due to this until I got rid of it. McAfee didn't even know how to do it! Kathi
gehört zum nervenden Mcaffe Security Center, was sich penetrant i.d. Systemstrg implentiert und man nicht mehr los zu werden scheint Frank S.
Once you install any of McAfee products, they install deep in the roots of your system and are very difficult to remove.
mcdetect.exe is a process associated with the McAfee Security Centre software. This process should not be removed to ensure that your system is secure.

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