"McCBEntAndInstru.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"McCBEntAndInstru.exe" process represents "McAfee ENT and INSTRU EXE" program.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         McSvHost
            McCBEntAndInstru

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
McCBEntAndInstru.exe        140 K   McAfee ENT and INSTRU EXE

Additional information about "McCBEntAndInstru.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\platform\CommonBuild\McCBEntAndInstru.exe" /context=15

Programe file information:
   Name: McCBEntAndInstru.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\platform\CommonBuild\McCBEntAndInstru.exe
   Description: McAfee ENT and INSTRU EXE
   Version: 4,0,2014,0
   Size: 1827432 bytes
   Last modified: 10/19/2016 4:34:06 PM
   Company Name: McAfee, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\platform\CommonBuild
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\platform\CommonBuild

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
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International

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\PSAPI.DLL
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll

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

 

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