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ProductUpdater

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ProductUpdater is taking up 97% or more of my iMac's processor power. The machine is almost unusable. Is this a legitimate Mcafee download? If so, will it delete if I use the uninstall tool to delete Mcafee? It is the same issue as this post;

https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/what-is-productupdater-on-my-mac-laptop/

I have tried downloading and scanning with Malwarebytes, but nothing was detected. 

There seems to be very little about this on the web, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: ProductUpdater

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Hi @sil 

Please check for 3 rd party fake or other suspicious applications & move to trash. Reset all browsers, Clear the cache + temp in “Macintosh HD” in the “Library” folder & Clear Trash, Check for MAC updates & After restarting your MAC computer please check the issue. (Also make sure your McAfee updates & Full scan completed).

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Re: ProductUpdater

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Hi @sil 

Please check for 3 rd party fake or other suspicious applications & move to trash. Reset all browsers, Clear the cache + temp in “Macintosh HD” in the “Library” folder & Clear Trash, Check for MAC updates & After restarting your MAC computer please check the issue. (Also make sure your McAfee updates & Full scan completed).

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