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What is McOdsShm.dll?

Part of McAfee VirusScan by McAfee

What is it?

McAfee VirusScan ODS Shim is part of McAfee SecurityCenter, a security solution that allows users to monitor their computer's security status and to know instantly whether their computer's virus, spyware, e-mail, and firewall protection services are up-to-date. Most McAfee SecurityCenter builds offer trial subscriptions to McAfee’s security software.
Description of mcodsshm.dll from McAfee
Essential security software so you can surf, shop, and socialize online while our anti-virus software, anti-malware, and firewall keep you safe. Relentless security software scans and blocks dangerous emails, risky web content, and online threats like viruses, Trojans, spyware, and rootkits.
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How is mcodsshm.dll loaded?

Process Module - mcodsshm.dll is loaded as a .Net assembly module within the process mcagent.exe (McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee, Inc.). (An assembly is a logical unit of functionality that runs under the control of the .NET common language runtime CLR.)
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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the mcodsshm.dll file.Of the 0.2% of mcodsshm.dll users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is the loaded module McOdsShm.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
     0.00003389% CPU2.8%
Average thread CPU utilization across all loaded modules is 0.00120%.
          4 context switches/sec26.7%
Average context switches for all programs is 15 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan\McOdsShm.dll

Are there other versions of McAfee VirusScan?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About McAfee, Inc.

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File details

File name: McOdsShm.dll
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee VirusScan
Description: McAfee VirusScan ODS Shim
Version: 16,1,134,0
Product version: 16,1,0,0
Size: 424.4 KB
Original file name: McOdsShim.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/5/2011
Expiration date: 12/31/2013

Resource utilization

Total CPU: 0.0000338903%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000169452%
User CPU: 0.0000169452%
CPU Cycle count /sec: 379,710
Context switches /sec: 4
Module memory size: 432 KB

Image hashes

MD5: f51892b8df1bfe7bdb4b17da71550ea3
SHA-1: 5c8a0f702c4030fd9d086b770d3e1a92be72eff2

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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