What is Mcinst.exe by McAfee, LLC.?

Mcinst.exe is a part of McAfeeInstaller and developed by McAfee, LLC. according to the Mcinst.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Mcinst.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Mcinst.exe's description is "McAfeeInstaller".

Mcinst.exe is digitally signed by McAfee, LLC..

Mcinst.exe is an .exe file.

Mcinst.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\Installer\McInst.exe

Mcinst.exe basic information

Description
McAfeeInstaller
Internal Name
mcinst
Version
13.4.132.0
Company
Hash
17FEF13B0FB8E666C66BFB1F936CFAA8

Mcinst.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee.com\Agent\mcupdate.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\McAfee\TaskScheduler\McAMTaskAgent.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\McAfee.com\Agent\mcupdate.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\TaskScheduler\McAMTaskAgent.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\VSCore_20_1\mcapexe.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\McAfee\VSCore_20_1\mcapexe.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\McAfee\DynamicAppDownloader\DADUpdater.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\McAfee\UPDMGR\8.0.160.1\mcupdatemgr.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\AV\McAfee VirusScan\upgrade.exe

Mcinst.exe actions

List of the actions Mcinst.exe executes on a user's PC
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\Installer\cleanup.ini
file moved
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\ApplicationInfo\MQS
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\ApplicationInfo\MQS\\Flag
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\ApplicationInfo\MQS\\AppInfoCLSID
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\\UnInstallInProgress
new registry key parameter created
%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\NTUSER.DAT
new file created
%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\NTUSER.DAT.LOG1
new file created
%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\NTUSER.DAT.LOG2
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\SystemCore\VSCore\On Access Scanner\BehaviourBlocking\\APEnabled
new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\CoreUI\18.10.255.1
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\CoreUI\18.10.255.1\CoreUI.inf
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\CoreUI\18.10.255.1\CoreUIDaily.inf
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\CoreUI\18.10.255.1\CoreUI.pam
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\CoreUI\18.10.255.1\CoreUI.res.pam
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\CoreUI\18.10.255.1\license.txt
file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Mcupdmgr.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\LegacyClientAnalytics64.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\taskscheduler64.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\alertmanager64.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\modulecore64.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Sustainability64.inf000.log
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\toc\F3ACA90A-6D67-4697-973E-3FA05E39995D\\LaunchFlags
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\McClientAnalytics64.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Cleanup000.log
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Installer
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Installer\Logs
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Installer\Logs\ResultLog
new registry key created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\mcafee\MCLOGS\McInst\mscugrad.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\vso.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\hipscore.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpfdata.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpfcor.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpfLD.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mskmisp.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Delfolders000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcqc.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcshr.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcpLD.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcpins.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mqsuc.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\vulcore.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcbootdssvc.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\msclgmis.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mscshll.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mscprmgr.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mscsvc.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mscres.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcoemres.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\oemuild.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\oemui.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcmispps.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocawui.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocena.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocrollback.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocact.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocaw.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocawres.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcocdis.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\McOcInstru.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\PDMgr.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\CoreUIModules.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\hwapi.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\EXE000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\mcafee\MCLOGS\McInst\Mcupdmgr.inf003.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mccore.inf001.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mhn64.inf001.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\McBootDelayEnable.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\casper64.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\vso.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\CaspCont.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\hipscore.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpfdata.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpfcor.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpfLD.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mskplg64.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mskmisp.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpsmsppv.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\msksrv.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mpscore.inf000.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Delfolders005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mqsuc.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcpins.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcqc.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcshr.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\mcpLD.inf005.log
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\McAfee\UPDMGR\8.0.160.1\SET5EB1.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\McAfee\UPDMGR\8.0.160.1\SET5EB1.tmp
file moved
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\mcafee\MCLOGS\McInst\vso.inf003.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\vulcore.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Mcupdmgr.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\LegacyClientAnalytics64.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\McClientAnalytics64.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\wacmodule64.inf005.log
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\CoreUI\\CopiedVersion
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\taskscheduler64.inf005.log
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\CoreUI\\CopiedCoreUIModuleBaseVersion
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\alertmanager64.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\Cleanup005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\McInst\modulecore64.inf005.log
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\mcafee\MCLOGS\McInst\LegacyClientAnalytics64.inf003.log
new file created

Mcinst.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Mcinst.exe's virus check

79%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

20%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

1%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Mcinst.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Mcinst.exe as a useful program

17%

of users find Mcinst.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

5%

of users find Mcinst.exe to be malicious or a scam

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