Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

3,6,6,129 3.23%
3,6,4,160 3.23%
3,6,3,549 19.35%
3,6,3,489 3.23%
3,6,2,196 3.23%
3,6,2,168 9.68%
3,6,0,187 12.90%
3,5,0,229 32.26%
3,5,0,229 3.23%
3,5,0,227 3.23%
3,4,1,193 3.23%
3,2,0,152 3.23%


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
RegOpenKeyExW, RevertToSelf, ImpersonateLoggedOnUser, DuplicateTokenEx, OpenProcessToken, RegQueryValueExW, RegSetValueExW, RegCloseKey, RegEnumKeyExW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegCreateKeyExW, FreeSid, CheckTokenMembership, AllocateAndInitializeSid, RegOpenKeyW, SetSecurityInfo, GetSecurityDescriptorSacl, ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorW, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, InitializeAcl, AddAccessAllowedAce
CertFindCertificateInStore, CertCloseStore, CertOpenStore, CertNameToStrW
DnsQuery_W, DnsFree
ImageEnumerateCertificates, ImageGetCertificateData
SetEvent, TerminateThread, GetExitCodeThread, CreateEventW, CloseHandle, FreeLibrary, LoadLibraryExW, GetUserDefaultLangID, GetUserDefaultUILanguage, GetSystemTime, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, GetFileSize, ReadFile, CreateFileW, lstrlenA, OutputDebugStringW, GetTickCount, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, OutputDebugStringA, WaitForMultipleObjects, InterlockedExchange, CreateDirectoryW, CreateProcessW, GetExitCodeProcess, OpenProcess, lstrcmpiW, GetFileAttributesW, GetCurrentThreadId, SetFilePointer, Sleep, QueryPerformanceCounter, GlobalFree, LoadLibraryW, TerminateProcess, CreateMutexW, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetVersionExA, AreFileApisANSI, WriteFile, WaitForSingleObject, FlushFileBuffers, UnlockFile, LockFile, GetFileAttributesA, DeleteFileA, DeleteFileW, LoadLibraryA, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, LockFileEx, GetTempPathA, GetTempPathW, FormatMessageA, GetFullPathNameA, GetFullPathNameW, GetDiskFreeSpaceA, GetDiskFreeSpaceW, CreateFileA, CompareStringW, CompareStringA, WriteConsoleW, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleA, SetStdHandle, GetLocaleInfoA, GetStringTypeW, GetStringTypeA, GetConsoleMode, GetConsoleCP, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetModuleHandleA, GetTimeZoneInformation, GetEnvironmentStringsW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetStartupInfoA, GetFileType, SetHandleCount, lstrcmpW, InterlockedDecrement, GetCurrentProcess, InterlockedIncrement, LockResource, GetLastError, RaiseException, MultiByteToWideChar, SizeofResource, WideCharToMultiByte, LoadResource, FindResourceW, FindResourceExW, DisableThreadLibraryCalls, GetProcAddress, GetLongPathNameW, lstrlenW, GetModuleFileNameW, GetVersionExW, GetModuleHandleW, SetEndOfFile, LCMapStringA, RtlUnwind, LCMapStringW, IsValidCodePage, GetOEMCP, GetACP, GetCPInfo, SetLastError, TlsFree, TlsSetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsGetValue, GetModuleFileNameA, GetStdHandle, ExitProcess, VirtualAlloc, VirtualFree, HeapCreate, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetCommandLineA, CreateThread, ExitThread, GetProcessHeap, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, HeapDestroy, LocalAlloc, SetEnvironmentVariableA, LocalFree, OpenEventW, SetFilePointerEx, WaitForSingleObjectEx, UnmapViewOfFile, UnlockFileEx, SystemTimeToFileTime, MapViewOfFile, GetSystemInfo, GetFileAttributesExW, FormatMessageW, CreateFileMappingW, ReadConsoleW, GetTimeFormatW, GetDateFormatW, GetStartupInfoW, HeapValidate, GetModuleHandleExW, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, DecodePointer, EncodePointer, LoadLibraryExA, FileTimeToSystemTime, MoveFileExW, GetSystemDefaultLangID, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetSystemDefaultLCID, GetLocaleInfoW, GetDateFormatA, GetTimeFormatA, OpenSemaphoreW, CreateSemaphoreW, ReleaseSemaphore, OpenFileMappingW
CoTaskMemAlloc, CoInitialize, StringFromCLSID, CoCreateInstance, CoUninitialize, CoInitializeEx, CoTaskMemFree, CLSIDFromProgID, CoMarshalInterThreadInterfaceInStream, CoGetInterfaceAndReleaseStream, CoCreateGuid, StringFromGUID2
StrStrW, UrlEscapeW, StrCmpNW, StrStrIW, StrToIntExW, StrCatBuffW, StrRChrW, StrCmpIW, StrCmpW, StrCmpNIW, UrlGetPartW
RegisterClassExW, MessageBoxW, PeekMessageW, GetForegroundWindow, TranslateMessage, MsgWaitForMultipleObjects, LoadMenuIndirectW, DestroyMenu, GetParent, DestroyWindow, SetTimer, PostMessageW, KillTimer, EnableMenuItem, GetWindowLongW, SetWindowLongW, CreateWindowExW, DefWindowProcW, GetSubMenu, DeleteMenu, ModifyMenuW, DispatchMessageW, GetWindowRect, GetSystemMetrics, OffsetRect, SetWindowPos, IsWindow, UpdateWindow, EnableWindow, GetClassNameW
GetFileVersionInfoW, VerQueryValueW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW
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McAfee SiteAdvisor by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McBrwCtl.dll
Version:   3,6,4,160
MD5:   0be01f95d33bf47917978e53faa58d92
SHA1:   95dcb05db090e2644dac4a74b81643be1d014b53

What is McBrwCtl.dll?

SiteAdvisor is a service that reports on the safety of web sites by crawling the web and testing the sites it finds for malware and spam. The functionality of SiteAdvisor can be accessed either through a Browser Plugin or by submitting a URL to the website. SiteAdvisor only rates sites based on the risk of malware or spam.

About McBrwCtl.dll (from McAfee)

McAfee SiteAdvisor software is a free browser plug-in that provides simple Web site safety ratings and a Secure Search box so you can surf, search and shop more safely. With SiteAdvisor software insta


File name:mcbrwctl.dll
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee SiteAdvisor
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mcbrwctl.dll
File version:3,6,4,160
Product version:3,6,4,0
Size:714.26 KB (731,400 bytes)
Build date:11/6/2013 7:40 AM
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
More details


The following programs will install this file
McAfee, Inc.
10% remove
SiteAdvisor is a service that reports on the safety of web sites by crawling the web and testing the sites it finds for malware and spam. A paid version of McAfee SiteAdvisor, McAfee SiteAdvisor Plus, has extra features. The functionality of SiteAdvisor can be accessed either through a Browser Plugin or by submitting a URL to the website. In addition to selling to the end consumers, McAfee also sells to the web site owners with their Mc...
McAfee, Inc.
40% remove

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.13%
Windows Vista Home Premium 9.68%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.45%
Windows 8 6.45%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 3.23%
Windows 7 Starter 3.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.23%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.23%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 40.00% of McAfee SiteAdvisor.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
ASUS 17.65%
Toshiba 11.76%
Acer 8.82%
Lenovo 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
American Megatrends 2.94%
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