3,7,0,128 3.92%
3,6,6,112 5.60%
3,6,5,118 0.19%
3,6,4,131 0.19%
3,6,4,129 0.19%
3,6,3,127 12.31%
3,6,3,124 0.19%
3,6,2,134 13.43%
3,6,0,126 27.61%
3,6,0,123 0.93%
3,5,0,146 31.90%
3,5,0,146 0.19%
3,4,1,123 2.43%
3,4,1,122 0.19%
3,3,1,131 0.19%
3,2,0,124 0.19%
1,0,2,155 0.19%
1,0,1,204 0.19%



McAfee SiteAdvisor by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McIEPlg.dll


There are 18 versions of mcieplg.dll in the wild, the latest version being 3,7,0,128. It is integrated as a plugin to Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object, often without any obvious user interface, and will load for each instance of IE. The average file size is about 240.43 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to McAfee by VeriSign. Numerous variations of mcieplg.dll have been installed with both McAfee SiteAdvisor and SiteAdvisor. The library is loaded into Internet Explorer as a BHO (browser helper object).

What is mcieplg.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 mcieplg.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:mcieplg.dll
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee SiteAdvisor
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\mcafee\siteadvisor\mcieplg.dll
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, December 31, 2013

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of McAfee SiteAdvisor.)
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,...
McAfee, Inc.
40% remove


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of mcieplg.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {d1dac034-9fd9-4c13-a388-d2e10e57707f}
  • BHO CLSID: {C1ED9DA0-AFD0-4b90-AC6A-D3874F591014}
  • BHO CLSID: {B164E929-A1B6-4A06-B104-2CD0E90A88FF}
Internet Explorer toolbars
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar'
  • CLSID: {d1dac034-9fd9-4c13-a388-d2e10e57707f}
  • CLSID: {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064}
PROTOCOLS handlers
  • sacore
  • dssrequest
Internet Explorer URL search hooks
  • CLSID: {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064}

VersionsAll file variations of mcieplg.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
042e1e9aecbbc46e92e2a32ed32eb85f 760b1fa156208724b253c17e1b160aa41e623d52 233.67 KB
e14d69d0f492cfbc361b7fdafdd45507 620c8cdcd627b34bc088e19e87a5b672c21fff1e 233.67 KB
82d0e1f31895044f81ae8302ceca202c 5c25f1b146078f157ae92c03bc0296567ed111a7 246.74 KB
6747697e3bbf833aedfe9fcc5eb0a8aa 9ff7a233f464c7e4a891559d5f55d200e61510fe 245.02 KB
1bd62c3ecec6e561d1315952a02430b5 08def0a13fcab2d476bdd5d62adb4cec52257bb2 245.02 KB
daac7c39b0b211384bf2f75dbbb13c07 c5099120ba75ac999b09ef818ea59684026b9266 245.02 KB
aa5bfe868d32b55c2240960d53f35bf5 11ca1aff35145615fe23f0f5a87db7e2c1812bb2 245.02 KB
4720c3fec58d14ac41976a73875c3a47 6dbd5f289fcbba7d02df67b713eb5f384b9f4f60 244.02 KB
413c38653015cd8da2612436685dc2e9 590b3de2653c7db0849adf08896512f2b386001c 255.94 KB
ff39b16b8b66972d941bf19ec4716e6a 41046514d28683b6c2b97241a4cb9adf592d9744 255.94 KB
5c4ba8ef8fba80397c33cc33f7f3922f 72c245a0402eab5761a658b3bb75d3f447f54a79 255.44 KB
9e3d27f8b25773343b69dc4ecb28e100 0e7e92368130287b75fe3d4e795d5ee7fb55813f 314.79 KB
7b17107d054a88c6d1ecc285b502d2d9 984845649f07bbcca4f98b143c65958291053469 275 KB
fe3433d7b52e2ffc8c94c18b996095d2 7e20d2dd96b8f1c5d1578d1c88fae3fa323fe8c4 275 KB
d4df211af675e891de32c1e1d5b3dcad 9cec41aacb7ce420add0f9357ecf39068fee575e 246.02 KB
6fcce07f8fa7824cb1efcc1e44c97d33 b8627086074caa833cc1acd76b7bdf7af1154338 222.91 KB
623ca938b77d445b41846447b2f991c8 6158d958b6d994005240af5d092fe2c8e474769d 146.52 KB
6f3d08d20badf949390e838eae9de390 63b15bb02142eec17d3c0f69ba30106dd041eca8 142.02 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.75%
Windows 8 14.75%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.50%
Windows 8.1 3.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.00%
Windows 7 Starter 2.25%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.75%
Windows 8 Pro 1.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 55.39% of McAfee SiteAdvisor.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 24.22%
Acer 17.77%
Hewlett-Packard 15.82%
Sony 14.45%
Toshiba 10.16%
ASUS 7.81%
Lenovo 3.91%
NEC 2.34%
Alienware 1.17%
American Megatrends 0.98%
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