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What is frameworkservice.exe?

Part of McAfee Agent by McAfee

What is it?

Framework Service is part of McAfee Agent. The McAfee Agent is a process that runs in the taskbar when the McAfee Security Suite or McAfee Internet Security has been installed on a PC. The McAfee Agent offers access to specific functions instead of opening the full protection center program. Once the McAfee Agent has been installed, it will show up in the notifications area of the taskbar and will load on each reboot.
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How does frameworkservice.exe run?

Service - frameworkservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'McAfeeFramework' (McAfee Framework Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. McAfee Framework Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the frameworkservice.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of frameworkservice.exe users, 29.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is frameworkservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU443.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.07 MB RAM23.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          19 context switches/sec19.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee\common framework\frameworkservice.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee Agent?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by McAfee Agent.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: frameworkservice.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee Agent
Description: Framework Service
Size: 101.31 KB
Original file name: Framework.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 10/10/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001349495%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000905732%
User CPU: 0.00004437630432%
Privileged CPU time: 6796.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Context switches /sec: 19
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 42.71 MB
Peak committed memory: 46.71 MB
Paged memory: 5.07 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.35 MB
Paged system memory: 67.88 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.74 KB
Working set memory: 4.26 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.86 MB
Min working set memory: 1016 KB
Private memory: 5.07 MB
Page faults: 69,366
Page faults /min: 9
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,157
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 7.81 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.09 KB
Total write operations: 2,450
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 6.63 MB
Write transfer /min: 950 Bytes
Total other operations: 25,501
Other operations /min: 3
Total other transfer: 1.1 MB
Other Transfer /min: 157 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 250
Thread count average: 9
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe" /ServiceStart

Service details

Name: McAfee Framework Service
Service name: McAfeeFramework
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Framework voor gedeelde componenten voor McAfee-producten”

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 1b963d79740b187795407cd03e2f7b4d
SHA-1: bba457535f23e33054dd078d746bb61818b0b247
SHA-256: 8223b5b1a16661726d98c9d0086e0ee4dba7fd4a4020021263b2295bca70b518

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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