12,8,957,0 15.96%
12,8,839,0 7.45%
12,1,317,0 1.06%
12,1,317,0 1.06%
12,1,231,0 5.32%
12,0,610,0 1.06%
12,0,610,0 1.06%
11,6,505,0 12.77%
11,6,505,0 1.06%
11,6,434,0 34.04%
11,6,434,0 12.77%
11,6,334,0 1.06%
11,6,334,0 1.06%
11,0,669,0 1.06%
11,0,669,0 2.13%
11,0,630,0 1.06%



McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McLWAPI.dll


There are 16 versions of mclwapi.dll in the wild, the latest version being 12,8,957,0. The average file size is about 156.07 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to McAfee by VeriSign. The programs Yahoo! Install Manager, Search Protect and Yahoo! Toolbar have been observed as installing specific variations of mclwapi.dll.

What is mclwapi.dll?

McAfee Lighweight API for McAfee SecurityCenter is 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. The program generates security alerts which notify users about emergency virus outbreaks and other important security related messages.

About mclwapi.dll (from McAfee)

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File name:mclwapi.dll
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee SecurityCenter
Description:McAfee Lighweight API
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mclwapi.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 SecurityCenter.)
5% remove
A is a PC video game published by Activision. Double Helix is a video game created by Raven Software, a sequel to Soldier of Fortune.
ClickMeIn Limited
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Astromenda/Astromendario may change your default search engine to add Astromenda's (or any of Astromenda's affiliates) search engine; Astromenda's search engine is provided free of charge, and provide...
ClickMeIn Limited
  86% remove
Client Connect LTD
  79% remove
Search Protect from Client Connect (formally Conduit, now a venture of Perion) is a homepage and search provider modifier that when installed will change the default web browser's home page and search...
Conduit Ltd.
  70% remove
ooVoo Video Chat Toolbar is a Community Toolbar by Conduit that runs in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox Web browsers. The toolbar collects and stores information about your web browsing and send...
Rocket Mobile
  80% remove
Rocket Browser is a potentially unwanted program that integrates into the user's web browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) and will perform a number of functions mostly designed to generate advertising suppo...
  80% remove
Identified as a version of the CMI/ConvertAd family of malware ad-injectors, this adware which is typically bundled with third-party applications in unwanted software bundles will hijack the user's br...
Yahoo! Inc.
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Yahoo Install Manager manages Yahoo program downloads and installations. The install manager keeps track of such programs and assists in the installations to put things in their proper places.
Yahoo! Inc.
  51% remove
Yahoo! Toolbar is a toolbar that installs on the Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers, within the context of internet access functions. It allows access to several functions, including Yahoo! Search...

VersionsAll file variations of mclwapi.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
928fc389ad24cdf907771151ef30fe87 0699130bdab796bb29dfc69892b7a70be874da39 249.81 KB
076ae4fe86d489437bdf50669771b3c5 b69a79b1b78f970fb814682bafcf1158d0488ece 249.34 KB
2e1c50a9875d38e7a92147b00aa82f0d 1e2bff173c65f5e1bf44e270710802729369bad3 120.55 KB
70052d5c7aded0ae5398658d5f9dd38c 2ab66a7942577b138c47d0508384cae813bf9fcc 151.26 KB
e50929c46b8089a3ed607fe4d42690e3 0a9a361fc8a92c42c08554538242e212bbb591e6 150.3 KB
d304de06ed6cc77052197f48f5d8c612 5835a4e3e1edfd0e6df2b368b706f4e852eb7feb 120.12 KB
2e8b11dbabab1ee464a48b9c25c1d67b bf44fb3927e16c18ba19fd8409728c94478c412f 150.3 KB
ab6df19e0f319cf58201723fbd53e1fb 4c36e66127f518c1419a0d0ef4a6f95f314ed5ba 150.73 KB
89093640759451a502feb32d86c7d02a f0452c0137b03be5e3accabab1508e7f1e48622d 120.05 KB
19b8feb9455d9d63425514271f5752e6 9eb28ffd6c86d3f02ad971806f7df8d6d4fa379a 149.8 KB
fd83993dbfec4eee7c13bc8fa74dfacc 464e6fbd9a6af2bc42dbfe541f5916becea27480 119.62 KB
6cda5a66d2339e1f6f166e053d26d390 e29d58d9bd31d9501f578e2c44361a86e444ab36 119.58 KB
b0cddee0592f3f8d34358e4a779d019b 573963e4072d995a005e2fe7cb21ff088413cb26 149.77 KB
0bd1a402561eea6a41d99b74afafbb2e 54ac41bc307d9bb0ab9a301c8fbdf96762025009 151.3 KB
4430a3bfbf04c4464f9d5ea1daf8c263 bdab7bd76b9ffe76abf21cb80db489f901197eb8 172.44 KB
2f81f4ea9d7a29867f6f14204cb914bd 7fc93b74852ffe7f349c6f51f983f20d51d79ed8 172.18 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.36%
Windows 8 15.96%
Windows 8.1 8.51%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.38%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 7 Professional 3.19%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.19%
Windows 7 Starter 3.19%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.13%
Windows 8 Pro 2.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.06%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 1.06%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 64.89% of McAfee SecurityCenter.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 31.48%
ASUS 20.37%
Sony 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Acer 10.19%
Toshiba 5.56%
Lenovo 3.70%
Intel 1.85%
Gateway 1.85%
Alienware 0.93%
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