What is Mcinst.exe by McAfee, LLC.?

Mcinst.exe is 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

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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

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Mcinst.exe's virus check

74%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

21%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

5%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Mcinst.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Mcinst.exe as a useful program

18%

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

4%

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