What is UpdaterUI.exe? Is UpdaterUI.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix UpdaterUI.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your UpdaterUI process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair UpdaterUI.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: Common User Interface or UpdaterUI Utility

Product: McAfee Common Framework or Xteq Systems X-Setup or CINEMA 4D Module Advanced or MATLAB Family of Products or Microsoft Office Standard or Verity LiquidOffice Process

Company: Network Associates (nai.com) or McAfee (mcafee.com) or Microsoft (microsoft.com)

File: UpdaterUI.exe


This is a standard component of the McAfee Antivirus program (now owned by Network Associates, Inc.) It is part of the automatic update feature that contacts the McAfee website to look for updates to the virus definition files that tell the program what malware to look for on your PC. Most automatic update programs are not necessary for their related programs to function, but they can be useful to ensure that your protection is kept up to date.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/updaterui.exe.html 

If you want a detailed security rating about your UpdaterUI.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.

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 UpdaterUI.exe: based on 44 votes. Read also the 33 reviews.

  • 1048 users ask for this file. 34 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. 5 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 7 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about UpdaterUI.exe:
Its part of Antivirus Toolkit  See also: Link
What I know is this program contiuously acesses the hard drive and sucks up resources like crazy dougp
antivirus component pacoco
Update for McAfee Antivirus Jared Heinrichs -- Winning Designs --
Computer associates anti-virus JP
Mcafee firewall file jazz
Mcafee firewall file jazz
It is McAfee Antivirus: removing could cause breach in antivirus software Jim
i scanned my computer with norton and it said that UpdaterUI.exe is a keylogger kaz
20 i/o's per second - why? blb
antivirus component Lee
Another fine resource hog --- great for slowing down a PC. You don't need a virus or a worm to cause performance issues. rh
I have no McAffee appz on my computer, but I did detect updaterUI, so there is something suspicious, isnīt it? norman
Constantly hammers at the laptop harddrive Lionelbob
Kills your processor when it turns on, has something to do with McAfee
It appears to be part of mcafee, it stops thunderbird starting up p
McAfee Framework Package or CMA 3.5. Normally part of Enterprise 7/8 McAfee. There are bugs in early versions. Mcafee has released server patchsets for the FramePackage--Also called CMA on Mcafee/NAI website. Last patch version 5. Also comes with EPO Server.  See also: Link benszoko
I confirm the constant i/os Really, I have enough going on. A better explanation is needed from McAfee on why this is necessary. Curtiss Brown
It sometimes comes with McAfee antivirus software and looks like a legitimate component Jean-Simon Larochelle
I know it's not Dangerous. Mcafee is better then Norton any day Unknown
This is MCAffe's own program for updates. Subhash Kamboj
It is McAfee's updater travis
McAfee Virus Scan's client for updates. Should be harmless, unless infected. W123789
Part of the McAfee antivirus software, handles updates. Some versions (VirusScan Enterprise 7.1) may cause error messages about PSAPI.DLL with IE7. Solution: rename ...\Network Associates\Common Framework\PSAPI.dll and reboot the system. Martin
AVG & MCaffe dont detect it as virus SAURABH MANGAL
cannot start cma process
it hits on I/O reads at 50 /sec , a pain in the ass, and major slow down McAfee component. chuck
Updater takes memory I need for doing my job as an engineer, sometimes chokes and takes huge amounts of memory, and in general reduces computer productivity. Personally, I feel it is just anohter one of the many tools MIS departements use to reduce productivity and increase their self-importance. Andrew Jenkins
When I am editing text, my cursor will stop in mid-sentence. I have to go to the task manager and end the UpdaterUI process in order to continue. It is a memory hog.
looks like virus definitions updater for McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, although harmless, it can load your processor quite heavily from time to time Rix
slow down pc like mad, reads IO all the time!! sean poulter
Mcafee firewall file DILRUKSHI
I looked it up in Task Manager it says it's part of Intel(R) ME FW Recovery Agent Pyrodron

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