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What is McProxy.exe?

Part of McAfee Proxy by McAfee

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How does mcproxy.exe run?

Service - McProxy.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'McProxy' (McAfee Proxy Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. McAfee Proxy Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the mcproxy.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of mcproxy.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is McProxy.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU64.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.73 MB RAM26.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\McProxy\McProxy.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee Proxy?

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 Proxy.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: McProxy.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee Proxy
Description: McAfee Proxy Service Module
Version: 3,15,101,0
Product version: 3,15,0,0
Size: 351.52 KB
Original file name: McProxy.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: 0.0000293279%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000228338%
User CPU: 0.00000649402896%
Privileged CPU time: 109.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,361,483,459
CPU cycle count /min: 358,467
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 69.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 84.2 MB
Paged memory: 5.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.21 MB
Paged system memory: 109.16 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.19 KB
Working set memory: 652 KB
Peak working set memory: 9.98 MB
Min working set memory: 456 KB
Private memory: 5.73 MB
Page faults: 9,760
Page faults /min: 3
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 35
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 225.94 KB
Read transfer /min: 61 Bytes
Total write operations: 5
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 163.21 KB
Write transfer /min: 44 Bytes
Total other operations: 805
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 10.53 KB
Other Transfer /min: 3 Bytes
Handle count average: 253
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\McProxy\McProxy.exe"

Service details

Name: McAfee Proxy Service
Service name: McProxy
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “McAfee Proxy Service”

Image hashes

MD5: c85968d24449e37653b891b03188140c
SHA-1: c5676c20a6aba28469f2ac222be3c9a8a25d3c2d
SHA-256: bb0afa3d4626381fcb26eff1101cb36415e733231c6a72868832411bd1246613

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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