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What is mctray.exe?

Part of McAfee Common Framework by McAfee

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How does mctray.exe run?

Process - mctray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. mctray.exe is executed by the process udaterui.exe (McAfee Agent by McAfee).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the mctray.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of mctray.exe users, 19.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mctray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU142.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     732 KB RAM3.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              44 GDI objects29.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee\common framework\mctray.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: mctray.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee Common Framework
Description: McAfee Security Agent Taskbar Extension
Size: 89.31 KB
Original file name: McTray.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: 0.0000426679%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000284453%
User CPU: 0.00001422264648%
Privileged CPU time: 250 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 25.9 MB
Peak committed memory: 30.63 MB
Paged memory: 732 KB
Peak paged memory: 752 KB
Paged system memory: 52.07 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.19 KB
Working set memory: 804 KB
Peak working set memory: 2.84 MB
Min working set memory: 704 KB
Private memory: 732 KB
Page faults: 987
Page faults /min: 1
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 44
USER objects: 16
Handle count average: 22
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command

Image hashes

MD5: 39da15b313f798372da59f53355e8477
SHA-1: 049182a95f3e200193ef9c110beeb0b6634678ea
SHA-256: 8a92090b7e4151981b4db67a651613f512645d912624c7bbfe493d5d85c21bc2

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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