mcshield.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if mcshield.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.
The default filename and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\AMCore\mcshield.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 452b538d757d0593624b3649416ba507.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can put to good use the full power of a current PC processor.
The description present in the exe is McAfee Scanner service.
File version Anti-Malware Core.188.8.131.522.x64.
Author McAfee, Inc..
Legal copyright notice Copyright© 2017 McAfee, Inc. All Rights Reserved..
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
mcshield.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in mcshield.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: McAfee, Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.