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Process name: McAfee Agent
Application using this process: McAfee Internet Security suite
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is mcagent.exe doing on my computer?
mcagent.exe is a process belonging to McAfee Internet Security suite. This process ensures the computer's virus definitions are up to date by communicating with the McAfee VirusScan server on the network.
This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Non-system processes like mcagent.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.