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What is mcagent.exe?

mcagent.exe is part of McAfee SecurityCenter and developed by McAfee, Inc. according to the mcagent.exe version information.

mcagent.exe's description is "McAfee Integrated Security Platform"

mcagent.exe is digitally signed by McAfee, Inc..

mcagent.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\' folder.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameMcAfee SecurityCenter
Company nameMcAfee, Inc.
File descriptionMcAfee Integrated Security Platform
Internal nameMcAgent
Original filenameMcAgent.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2006 McAfee, Inc.
Product version8,0,0,0
File version8,0,237,0

The following is the available information on mcagent.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMcAfee SecurityCenter
Company nameMcAfee, Inc.
File descriptionMcAfee Integrated Security Platform
Internal nameMcAgent
Original filenameMcAgent.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2006 McAfee, Inc.
Product version8,0,0,0
File version8,0,237,0

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMcAfee, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA
Certificate serial number72f0edbff20cb89bdb3ddbf19d74d21a

Folder name variants

mcagent.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD59405b452064bfa6a0f78e2f177a988a4
SHA2569442854c9810f12134c834f5a4300b34b05717f3e9130c54bb720d976ea6e968

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to mcagent.exe:

mcagent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

mcagent.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

McAfee Integrated Security Platform has stopped working.

End Program - mcagent.exe. This program is not responding.

mcagent.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

mcagent.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with mcagent.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with mcagent.exe. 36% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 11 users.

User vote results: There were 4 votes to remove and 7 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with mcagent.exe. Only 11 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the information provided on this web page


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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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