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What is mcupdmgr.exe?

Part of McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee

What is it?

McAfee Update Manager Service 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 mcupdmgr.exe from McAfee
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How does mcupdmgr.exe run?

Service - mcupdmgr.exe runs as a background Windows service (mcmispupdmgr). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the mcupdmgr.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of mcupdmgr.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mcupdmgr.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00026% CPU2551.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.33 MB RAM34.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 9 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcupdmgr.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee SecurityCenter?

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 SecurityCenter.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About McAfee, Inc.

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File details

File name: mcupdmgr.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee SecurityCenter
Description: McAfee Update Manager Service
Version: 12,1,253,0
Product version: 12,1,0,0
Size: 1.31 MB
Original file name: mcupdmgr.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: 0.0003672353%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001120656%
User CPU: 0.00025516972922%
Privileged CPU time: 359.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,384,916,986
CPU cycle count /min: 12,406,772
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 127.39 MB
Peak committed memory: 132 MB
Paged memory: 7.33 MB
Peak paged memory: 9.04 MB
Paged system memory: 210.16 KB
Non-paged system memory: 32.48 KB
Working set memory: 3.58 MB
Peak working set memory: 21.98 MB
Min working set memory: 2.92 MB
Private memory: 7.33 MB
Page faults: 14,056
Page faults /min: 31
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3,526
Read operations /min: 8
Total read transfer: 108.54 MB
Read transfer /min: 242.78 KB
Total write operations: 103
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 942.91 KB
Write transfer /min: 2.06 KB
Total other operations: 8,676
Other operations /min: 19
Total other transfer: 506.44 KB
Other Transfer /min: 1.11 KB
Handle count average: 473
Thread count average: 15
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files1\mcafee\msc\mcupdmgr.exe" -Embedding

Service details

Name: mcmispupdmgr

Image hashes

MD5: e746759c0f6c3f622e6f4d808c954a02
SHA-1: 7a5bf42acb39f729c90647ae95ff34a6bf79b832
SHA-256: 7325f8f46aa1d5263d6f260750ebb026507718981c4ee417ce95519cdb7d4679

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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