"Intel Security DAT Reputation (AMCore)..." Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Intel Security DAT Reputation (AMCore) periodic endpoint safety pulse" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Intel Security DAT Reputation (AMCore) periodic endpoint safety pulse" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of McAfee antivirus software installation.

You will see "Intel Security DAT Reputation (AMCore) periodic endpoint safety pulse" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Intel Security DAT Reputation (AMCore) periodic endpoint safety pulse
Location: \
Description: This task schedules periodic endpoint safety pulse on your system 
   to check for your DAT reputation status.
Actions: Start a program - 
   C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\AMContent\scanners\x86_64\datrep\54.0\mcdatrep.exe
Triggers: One time - At 12:10 AM on .. - Trigger expires at ...
Conditions: 
History: 
   ...
   Information 6:18:30 Task completed
   Information 6:18:30 Action completed
   Information 6:18:30 Task registration updated
   Information 6:18:30 Task registered
   Information 6:18:30 Task registration deleted
   Information 6:18:30 Created Task Process
   Information 6:18:30 Action Started
   Information 6:18:30 Task Started
   Information 6:18:30 Task Engine received message to start task
   Information 6:18:30 Task triggered on scheduler
   ...

Program file information about "McUICnt.exe":

File name: mcdatrep.exe
File path: 
   C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\amcontent\scanners\x86_64\datre\54.0\mcdatrep.exe
File size: 1779568 bytes
Last modified time: 1/27/2016 4:32:42 PM
File description: McAfee DAT Reputation Agent
File version: 1.1.0.001
Company name: McAfee, Inc.

"mcdatrep.exe", as part of McAfee antivirus software, is scheduled to run once. But it registers itself for another run later.

It is recommended to keep "\Intel Security DAT Reputation (AMCore) periodic endpoint safety pulse" enabled as a scheduled task to help protect your computer.

 

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