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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mcsacore.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is not yet known if mcsacore.exe is a virus or an ok program which doesn't cause harm the computer. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mcsacore.exe

Normally, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mcsacore.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is c1bba11f81307b9f6a68f2a562c7dd0d.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a current PC cpu.

File description

 McAfee WebAdvisor

The description extracted from the program is McAfee WebAdvisor.

File version


File version 4,0,6,149.


 McAfee, Inc.

Publisher McAfee, Inc..


 Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


mcsacore.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid. This means it is most likely that this app may be a virus and that somebody probably modified it after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier name

 McAfee, Inc.

Digital certificate name: McAfee, Inc.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.