mcsvhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if mcsvhost.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
The default filename and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 0e5346c162466ef317cc1b27860c4ff7.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full set of features of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is McAfee Service Host.
File version stored as a property 6,4,4016,0.
Maker McAfee, Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc..
mcsvhost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to mcsvhost.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: McAfee, Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.