What is modulecoreservice.exe?

modulecoreservice.exe is part of McAfee Module Core and developed by McAfee, Inc. according to the modulecoreservice.exe version information.

modulecoreservice.exe's description is "McAfee Module Core Service"

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

modulecoreservice.exe is usually located in the 'c:\program files\common files\mcafee\modulecore\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on modulecoreservice.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMcAfee Module Core
Company nameMcAfee, Inc.
File descriptionMcAfee Module Core Service
Internal nameMcModCoreService
Original filenameModuleCoreService.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.
Product version1,3,0,0
File version1,3,118,0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMcAfee Module Core
Company nameMcAfee, Inc.
File descriptionMcAfee Module Core Service
Internal nameMcModCoreService
Original filenameModuleCoreService.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.
Product version1,3,0,0
File version1,3,118,0

Digital signatures [?]

modulecoreservice.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMcAfee, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number5dc98b9add1b30090983cbe53b9e6406

VirusTotal report

None of the 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the modulecoreservice.exe file.

None of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the modulecoreservice.exe file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5446fca715f9a21a58c6fda8455315760
SHA256b5c79aa540094e32a469f88886edc4b8a7d6bfb2eae0a14b5c518427a4a21395

Error Messages

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

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

modulecoreservice.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 Module Core Service has stopped working.

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

modulecoreservice.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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User vote results: There were 29 votes to remove and 12 votes to keep

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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.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

u8u78 writes

1 thumb

keep it it's McAfee Security Center

# 17 Aug 2018, 20:26

Roger Karlsson writes

-1 thumb

Yeah, it's McAfee.

# 24 Aug 2018, 4:55

kjbw75 writes

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Why does this service end with this in the command line? startUserModeHosting=1_TIME_TO_DIE

# 3 Jun 2019, 7:53

kjbw75 writes

0 thumbs

Really, Roger? 8 months later and no answer? I am not the only one with this weird, vaguely--no, scratch that: it is overtly-- threatening statement inj the command line. But yet the interwebs is so strangely bare of info. WTF McAfee

# 8 Feb 2020, 5:14

Roger Karlsson writes

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@kjbw75: Sorry, I don't know why "1_TIME_TO_DIE" is on the command line or what it means.

ModuleCoreService.exe /startUserModeHosting=1_TIME_TO_DIE

# 27 May 2020, 4:45

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