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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mcsvhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if mcsvhost.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe

The default filename and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 0e5346c162466ef317cc1b27860c4ff7.

Is running as a service


This application is set up as 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 perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full set of features of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 McAfee Service Host

The description present in the exe is McAfee Service Host.

File version


File version stored as a property 6,4,4016,0.


 McAfee, Inc.

Maker McAfee, Inc..


 Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.

Copyright notice Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc..

Digitally signed


mcsvhost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to mcsvhost.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 McAfee, Inc.

Digital certificate name: 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 application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.