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What is PlgUni.exe?

PlgUni.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if PlgUni.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

PlgUni.exe file information

The process known as QuickClean Plug-In For McAfee Agent belongs to software McAfee QuickClean or QuickClean by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) or Network Associates (nai.com).

Description: PlgUni.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. PlgUni.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 98,304 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 94,208 bytes, 110,592 bytes, 106,496 bytes or 81,920 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/plguni.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The PlgUni.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. PlgUni.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ McAfee QuickClean.

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External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:

  • "Imonitor" is not required to run at start up. McAfee QuickClean 3.0 - removes internet clutter and unwanted programs
  • "McAfee QuickClean Imonitor" is not required to run at start up. McAfee QuickClean 3.0 - removes internet clutter and unwanted programs

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PlgUni.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PlgUni.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Mcafee QuickClean 2004
(QuickClean2005) Überwacht Programm Installation+Deinstallation, entfernt Anwendungsreste+Registryeinträge

Summary: Average user rating of PlgUni.exe: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments.
4 users think PlgUni.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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