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Macbook Pro process ProductUpdater

Hi Guys,


I did not find any info on the other post's. Every other day this process pops up - ProductUpdater. I would not have any issues with it, but it heats my mac quite a bit and drains the power, also it never ends unless I force quit the process.

The questions I have are:

1. Is this a normal and true McAfee process? (I am just a little anxious it might be a virus or something similar)

2. Can it be stopped or can I do something about it? It is mostly using around 98% to 100% of the processor but heats it to 80 degrees. I rarely reach that heat, even when some processes use up around 300%-400%.

My model: Macbook Pro 15-inch 2019, 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9.

I attached some screenshots to this post for more info.


Thanks in advance.

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Re: Macbook Pro process ProductUpdater

p.s. the location of the file is: /usr/local/McAfee/fmp/bin/ProcutUpdater
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