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What is McUICnt.exe?

Part of McAfee UI Container by McAfee

What is it?

McAfee HTML UI Container is part of McAfee SecurityCenter, a security solution that allows users to monitor their computer's security status and to know instantly whether their computer's virus, spyware, e-mail, and firewall protection services are up-to-date. Most McAfee SecurityCenter builds offer trial subscriptions to McAfee’s security software.
Description of mcuicnt.exe from McAfee
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How does mcuicnt.exe run?

Process - McUICnt.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does mcuicnt.exe start?

Scheduled task - McUICnt.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '{5AB9972E-4FC5-4F0A-94D1-37AA8198F6DA}' and is triggered by the Registration action. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Startup files (all users) run - McUICnt.exe is registered with the run identifier 'mcpltui_exe' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\mcuicnt.exe" /platui' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the mcuicnt.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of mcuicnt.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is McUICnt.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00047% CPU4716.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13.43 MB RAM62.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              22 GDI objects14.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee security scan\2.0.181\mcuicnt.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee UI Container?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by McAfee UI Container.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: McUICnt.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee UI Container
Description: McAfee HTML UI Container
Version: 4,0,228,0
Product version: 4,0,0,0
Size: 663.02 KB
Original file name: McUICnt.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/12/2008
Expiration date: 10/9/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009419354%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004702476%
User CPU: 0.00047168782578%
Privileged CPU time: 1653.61 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 760,863,077
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 199.79 MB
Peak committed memory: 205.79 MB
Paged memory: 13.43 MB
Peak paged memory: 13.61 MB
Paged system memory: 341.27 KB
Non-paged system memory: 35.02 KB
Working set memory: 3.44 MB
Peak working set memory: 68.39 MB
Min working set memory: 2.84 MB
Private memory: 13.43 MB
Page faults: 32,243
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 99
Total read transfer: 370.47 KB
Total write operations: 215
Total write transfer: 191.08 KB
Total other operations: 12,380
Total other transfer: 306.04 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 22
Peak GDI objects: 23
USER objects: 25
Peak USER objects: 32
Resources
Handle count average: 427
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages
ntdll.dll
mshtml.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
C:\Program Files1\McAfee\MSM\McSmtStr.dll

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {BDEFFA08-89B0-4058-A4B1-64FA9EA8055A}
Command: \{BDEFFA08-89B0-4058-A4B1-64FA9EA8055A}

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: mcpltui_exe
Command: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\mcuicnt.exe" /platui

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 62326

Image hashes

MD5: 8a027c273e3b9dcd9c91109acb95b4a1
SHA-1: 345f41e39d207d47e353e75671769969dd650dff

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File entropy: 6.41574
File packed: No
Import Table
kernel32.dll
msvcp100.dll
msvcr100.dll
ole32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
version.dll
wininet.dll
wintrust.dll
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