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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mcapexe.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if mcapexe.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\VSCore_15_6\mcapexe.exe

Usually, the default name and folder where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\VSCore_15_6\mcapexe.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 5652bb18ea197b0726cfc04a80e17805.

Is running as a service


This program is 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 provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can exploit the full power of a modern computer cpu.

File description

 McAfee Access Protection

The description extracted from the program is McAfee Access Protection.

File version


File version extracted from the file 6,0,4041,0.


 McAfee, Inc.

Author McAfee, Inc..


 Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.

Copyright notice Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc..

Digitally signed


mcapexe.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from mcapexe.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 McAfee, Inc.

Digitally signed by: McAfee, Inc.

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.