What is Stinger.exe?

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

In such cases, Stinger.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Stinger.exe's description is "McAfeeStinger".

Stinger.exe is digitally signed by McAfee LLC.

Stinger.exe is an .exe file.

Stinger.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%HOMEPATH%\Desktop\stinger.exe

Stinger.exe basic information

Description
McAfeeStinger
Internal Name
Stinger.exe
Version
12.2.0.178
Company
Hash
66525675EF868CC595A17A8438928CD2

Stinger.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

Stinger.exe actions

List of the actions Stinger.exe executes on a user's PC
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\stinger\lockdown.dll
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Stinger
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Stinger\\ArtemisEnabled
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Stinger\\ArtemisLevel
new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\Real Protect
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\Real Protect\new
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\McAfee\Real Protect\RealProtect.exe
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\SystemCore
new registry key created
%SYSTEMROOT%\stinger.sys
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\stinger
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\stinger\OpenSans-Regular-webfont.ttf
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\stinger\OpenSans-Light-webfont.ttf
new file created
%HOMEPATH%\Desktop\Stinger.opt
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%Low\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\0DA515F703BB9B49479E8697ADB0B955_A026C9CD7BA14377D055F4A2325D4501
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%Low\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\0DA515F703BB9B49479E8697ADB0B955_A026C9CD7BA14377D055F4A2325D4501
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%Low\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\DDA81A73291E20E6ACF6CACA76D5C942_068618DD28B9FE8DB2C21D3A36F9A220
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%Low\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\DDA81A73291E20E6ACF6CACA76D5C942_068618DD28B9FE8DB2C21D3A36F9A220
new file created
%HOMEPATH%\Desktop\runtime.dat
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\160[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GTQHA8HG\CSS[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PRMQGCKF\PNG[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\GIF[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GTQHA8HG\145[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PRMQGCKF\CSS[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\CSS[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GTQHA8HG\PNG[1]
new file created
%HOMEPATH%\Desktop\stinger\Stinger.opt
new file created
%HOMEPATH%\Desktop\stinger\runtime.dat
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PRMQGCKF\160[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ\CSS[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GTQHA8HG\PNG[2]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PRMQGCKF\GIF[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\145[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ\CSS[2]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ\PNG[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GTQHA8HG\D6WQ9QWB
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PRMQGCKF\CSS[2]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\CSS[2]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ\PNG[2]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\PNG[1]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ\PNG[3]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GTQHA8HG\PNG[3]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PRMQGCKF\PNG[2]
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\TVRLPTEX\GIF[2]
new file created
%HOMEPATH%\Desktop\stinger\Stinger_06022021_143225.html
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectDraw\MostRecentApplication
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectDraw\MostRecentApplication\\Name
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectDraw\MostRecentApplication\\ID
new registry key parameter created
%TEMP%\11223344556677889900112233445566
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MSI6JCSZ\PNG[4]
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Downloads\Stinger.opt
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Downloads\runtime.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Downloads\Stinger_07022021_174245.html
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee
new registry key created

Stinger.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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Stinger.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

22%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

1%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Stinger.exe user rating

77%

of users rate Stinger.exe as a useful program

21%

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

2%

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

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