"UdaterUI.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "UdaterUI.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "UdaterUI.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "UdaterUI.exe" process?

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A

"UdaterUI.exe" process represents "Common User Interface" program. "UdaterUI.exe" process is created by the startup program: "McAfee Agent".

"UdaterUI.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   UdaterUI

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "UdaterUI.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
UdaterUI.exe              4,696 K   Common User Interface

Additional information about "UdaterUI.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe" /StartedFromRunKey

Programe file information:
   Name: UdaterUI.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
   Description: Common User Interface
   Version: 4.8.0.1938
   Size: 337776 bytes
   Last modified: 2/10/2015 4:08:00 PM
   Company Name: McAfee, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Temp\McAfeeLogs\UpdaterUI_FYICENTER.log
C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Temp\McAfeeLogs\UpdaterUI_FYICENTER_error.log
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\user32.dll.mui
C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Network Associates\ePolicy Orchestrator
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\ADVAPI32.dll

"UdaterUI.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "UdaterUI.exe" process.

 

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