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What is xtray.exe?

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How does xtray.exe run?

Process - xtray.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 xtray.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - xtray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'McAfee Managed Services Tray' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\DesktopUI\XTray.Exe" /LOGON' 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the xtray.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of xtray.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is xtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00152% CPU15167.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.22 MB RAM19.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 4 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
82 GDI objects54.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee\managed virusscan\desktopui\xtray.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee® Security-as-a-Service?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: xtray.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee® Security-as-a-Service
Description: XTray Application
Product version: 5.2.2
Size: 465.31 KB
Original file name: XTray.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/5/2011
Expiration date: 12/31/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0035922600%
Privileged CPU: 0.0020755280%
User CPU: 0.00151673198498%
Privileged CPU time: 234 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 995,132,099
CPU cycle count /min: 6,545,734
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 79.24 MB
Peak committed memory: 85.57 MB
Paged memory: 4.22 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.73 MB
Paged system memory: 146.25 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.91 KB
Working set memory: 3.01 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.16 MB
Min working set memory: 2.95 MB
Private memory: 4.22 MB
Page faults: 4,125
Page faults /min: 27
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 402
Read operations /min: 3
Total read transfer: 17.54 KB
Read transfer /min: 118 Bytes
Total write operations: 18
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.1 KB
Write transfer /min: 14 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,923
Other operations /min: 19
Total other transfer: 27.58 KB
Other Transfer /min: 186 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 82
Peak GDI objects: 85
USER objects: 37
Peak USER objects: 41
Handle count average: 146
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\DesktopUI\XTray.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: MVS Splash
Command: "C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\DesktopUI\XTray.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 514fe75b9508040510cb7bde7f191b50
SHA-1: 2148863e0fe21cbee37b7908cfa23c33c194ba07
SHA-256: 1007cce30a0578a7ebdbc45a06af58a5f8042a1dade8832d4949295178d83700

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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