What is myagttry.exe?
The myagttry.exe process is associated with McAfee protective tools, such as McAfee Total Protection and provides users notifications. An icon for this program is placed in your system tray.
Myagttry.exe – File Information
By default, myagttry.exe is present in a subfolder of C:\Program Files. Common sizes of this file are – 139,264, 190,016, 90,112, 73,728, and 247,104 bytes sizes.
By default, myagttry.exe loads automatically every time you start your computer.
Is myagttry.exe an essential startup program?
No, myagttry.exe is not an essential startup program. If you wish, you can prevent this program from loading automatically. However, if you remove this process from your startup programs, you will lose automatic notifications.
To remove the mygattry.exe program from your startup sequence, perform the following steps:
- Click the Start menu and then click Run.
- Type msconfig in the Run box, and press the OK button.
- Select Startup in the System Configuration Utility dialog box.
- Clear the checkbox before myagttry.exe.
When you shutdown your Windows computer, you may receive the following mygattry.exe error:
End Program – MyAgtTry.exe
Ending program…Please wait
If you choose to end this program immediately, you will lose
any unsaved data. To end the program now click End Now.
The above mygattry.exe shutdown issue occurs because mygattry.exe takes too much time to close while performing routine maintenance. The above error is generated after Windows has made two requests to close mygattry.exe.
McAfee acknowledges this issue and has confirmed that the problem will be resolved in future releases.
Besides the above issue that occurs when you shutdown your Windows computer, you may also find that at times the myagttry.exe process is consumes a huge amount CPU resources, causing your system to slow down. If you are constantly facing these two issues, you may want to switch to other reliable and issues-free protective tools, such as STOPzilla Antivirus and Spyware Cease.
Is myagttery.exe a safe process?
Yes, myagttery.exe is a safe process that belongs to McAfee Protective products. However, it is important to understand that many malware programs deliberately give their processes the same or similar names as existing processes in order to escape detection.
If you are concerned that a rogue process may be running on your computer, you can check the list of currently running processes. To do this, press Ctrl+Alt+Del, and then click the Processes tab in the Windows Task Manager Window. Go through the current processes list and see if you find any unsolicited processes running. If you suspect the presence of rogue processes, run a malware check on your entire computer using reliable and advanced antimalware tools, such as STOPzilla Antivirus and Spyware Cease.
Also, after you have removed the malware-related process, scan your Windows registry using an efficient registry cleaner to remove any invalid or harmful entries that the rouge process may have added to the registry.