Kindly clarify the following:
1. What is the Operating System that you are using?
2. How was the McAfee programs installed in your computer?
3. Were you getting updates regularly?
4. What is the current DAT version of McAfee VirusScan in your computer? - to check that Open Security Center> Click on Navigation on the right top> Click on About on the left panel
Thanks for your reply:
1. What is the Operating System that you are using? - XP - Full Packs Up To Date
2. How was the McAfee programs installed in your computer? - Via CD / Boxed Product
3. Were you getting updates regularly? - Yes everyday
4. What is the current DAT version of McAfee VirusScan in your computer? - to check that Open Security Center> Click on Navigation on the right top> Click on About on the left panel - 6157.00 Updated last night, which was when Mcafee asked to restart this morning.
Thanks for the information Spency, it's just the temporary files of the McAfee Update that's put in your computer. Did you try to delete those files after restarting your computer?
No, I only noticed it in my startup this morning, after Mcafee needed to reboot.
The reason I ask is 2 months I had massive issues, I paid for Malware Bytes but after a Mcafee update my computer had a fit, and I was told by your tech guys that the two programmes can no longer run together, so I turned off the real time protection on MWBytes and all was ok.
Yet, after the update of Mcafee this morning, MWBytes was running again on start up, hence I had a look into what was starting and removed it from start up.
The PC is clean, I just wanted to make sure all was ok.
I guess my question is, can I stop this file from starting on start up or should I just leave it if causing no issues?
Spency - I would always recommend you to disable the other security program. As the McAfee tech told you, running multiple security software in a computer would definitely cause performance and even protection issues.