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What is MpfAgent.exe?


MpfAgent.exe is a part of McAfee Personal Firewall.

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5 comments on “MpfAgent.exe”

  1. like 2 days ago my comp caught a trojan and mccaffe supposedly deleted it but now everytime i turn it on it’s real sluggish and CPU usage almost always maxes out. is task manager process ending the best way to take care of this problem? if not how do you manually track and delete viruses?


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