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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mcsacore.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if mcsacore.exe is a virus or an ok program that doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path

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

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

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 1cb5f4f5000db779e8595f771d0095b3.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.

File description

 McAfee WebAdvisor

The description present in the program is McAfee WebAdvisor.

File version


File version stored as a property 4,0,5,139.


 McAfee, Inc.

Producer McAfee, Inc..


 Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.

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

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


mcsacore.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid, which is a strong indicator that this software application may be malware and that someone most likely changed some of its code after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

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 string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.