"McUICnt.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"McUICnt.exe" process represents "McAfee" program.

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

Boot
   McUICnt

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
McUICnt.exe               5,580 K   McAfee

Additional information about "McUICnt.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\McAfee\Platform\McUICnt.exe" /platui /shRequest

Programe file information:
   Name: McUICnt.exe
   Location: C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\McAfee\Platform\McUICnt.exe
   Description: McAfee
   Version: 7,0,9010,0
   Size: 721368 bytes
   Last modified: 4/23/2016 3:37:50 PM
   Company Name: McAfee, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\McAfee\platform
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\crypt32.dll.mui
C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\My
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\crypt32
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\OID\EncodingType 0\CertDllCreateCertificateChainEngine\Config
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\CA
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\My
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\CA
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\EnterpriseCertificates\CA
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\Disallowed

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\WINTRUST.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\CRYPT32.dll
C:\windows\system32\MSASN1.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll

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

 

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