what is matcli

  coleman2 22:48 27 May 04

matcli loads its self when i start my comp
i have used the find comand in start nenu
and it tells me its in c/program files
but when i try to find it its not there
what is it is it a virus or sould i just forget it

  powerless 22:54 27 May 04
  sattman 22:56 27 May 04

I understand matcli stands for
'Motive Chorus Command Line Interface".

It gathers information about your system's identity like your name, e-mail address, city, state, etc. and gets written to a log file. It is a Motive Powered Service from HP. To remove matcli, uninstall 'hp instant support'. The standard way to remove this program is by going to
Start/Settings/Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs - Select HP Instant Support - Change or Remove Programs.

  sattman 22:58 27 May 04

Be interesting to see how many more derivitives we get

  sattman 16:10 28 May 04

Did you resolve the problem ?

  Marty1 20:16 13 Jun 04

I believe matcli is used by several firms, not just dell, compaq, hp etc. From my research it also appears to be linked to help files with broadband, but I have not found out if it's safe to remove or not. Perhaps you just lose the help files but it's purely a guess.

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