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What is McSvHost.exe?

McSvHost.exe is part of McAfee Shared Service Host and developed by McAfee, Inc. according to the McSvHost.exe version information.

McSvHost.exe's description is "McAfee Service Host"

McSvHost.exe is digitally signed by McAfee, Inc..

McSvHost.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Mcafee\McSvcHost\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about McSvHost.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameMcAfee Shared Service Host
Company nameMcAfee, Inc.
File descriptionMcAfee Service Host
Internal nameMcSvHost
Original filenameMcSvHost.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2011 McAfee, Inc.
Product version2,6,0,0
File version2,6,259,0

The following is the available information on McSvHost.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMcAfee Shared Service Host
Company nameMcAfee, Inc.
File descriptionMcAfee Service Host
Internal nameMcSvHost
Original filenameMcSvHost.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2011 McAfee, Inc.
Product version2,6,0,0
File version2,6,259,0

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMcAfee, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA
Certificate serial number68a5c8472452e98d425488c3981c28f8

VirusTotal report

None of the 48 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the McSvHost.exe file.

None of the 48 anti-virus programs detected the McSvHost.exe file.

Other files also named McSvHost.exe

McSvHost.exe (3 votes)

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ecab006ac6136f1307e140b633cdb8c2
SHA256caf7b51c0be52a80faee6a2f93d5af0d9acd7c2255c4d711ec467755c4f8b9b6

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to mcsvhost.exe:

mcsvhost.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

mcsvhost.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

McAfee Service Host has stopped working.

End Program - mcsvhost.exe. This program is not responding.

mcsvhost.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

mcsvhost.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with McSvHost.exe?

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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