mcsagent.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if mcsagent.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsAgent.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 12c300e53f290f6d10e13d733d5031c9.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the entire power of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the file is Sophos MCS Agent Service.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.52.
Author Sophos Limited.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright 1989-2016 Sophos Limited..
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
mcsagent.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from mcsagent.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Sophos Limited
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.