"McAfeeLogon" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\McAfeeLogon" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\McAfeeLogon" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of McAfee antivirus software installation.

You will see "McAfeeLogon" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: McAfeeLogon
Location: \
Description: 
Actions: Start a program - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\McAfee\Platform\McUICnt.exe
Triggers: At log on - At log on of any user
Conditions: 
History: 
   ...
   Information 7:35:22 Task registration updated
   Information 7:35:22 Task registered
   Information 7:35:22 Task registration deleted
   ...
   Information 8:00:03 Task completed
   Information 8:00:03 Action completed
   Information 2:38:56 Created Task Process
   Information 2:38:56 Action Started
   Information 2:38:56 Task Started
   Information 2:38:56 Task Engine received message to start task
   Information 2:38:56 Task triggered on logon
   ...

Program file information about "McUICnt.exe":

File name: mcuicnt.exe
File path: C:\Program Files\Common Files\mcafee\platform\mcuicnt.exe
File size: 724600 bytes
Last modified time: 10/11/2016 4:53:30 PM
File description: McAfee
File version: 8,0,2042,0
Company name: McAfee, Inc.

"McUICnt.exe", as part of McAfee antivirus software, is scheduled to run whenever you log on to the computer.

It is recommended to keep "\McAfeeLogon" enabled as a scheduled task to help protect your computer.

 

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