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What is myagtsvc.exe?

Part of McAfee® Security-as-a-Service by McAfee

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How does myagtsvc.exe run?

Service - myagtsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'myAgtSvc' (McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the myagtsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of myagtsvc.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is myagtsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00000% CPU34.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.07 MB RAM28.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee\managed virusscan\agent\myagtsvc.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee® Security-as-a-Service?

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® Security-as-a-Service.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: myagtsvc.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee® Security-as-a-Service
Description: Managed Services Agent
Product version: 6.0.0
Size: 284.96 KB
Original file name: myAgtSvc.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000087600%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000052952%
User CPU: 0.00000346477452%
Privileged CPU time: 17703125 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,972,346,548
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 78.38 MB
Peak committed memory: 87.3 MB
Paged memory: 6.07 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.29 MB
Paged system memory: 154.11 KB
Non-paged system memory: 22.66 KB
Working set memory: 7.24 MB
Peak working set memory: 14.85 MB
Min working set memory: 6.34 MB
Private memory: 6.07 MB
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 238,795
Total write operations: 72,725
Total other operations: 119,875
Total other transfer: 1.04 MB
Handle count average: 1,442
Thread count average: 11

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtSvc.exe" /ServiceStart
"C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtSvc.exe" /RunDLL=RumorServer.dll;ServiceHost

Service details

Name: McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service
Service name: myAgtSvc
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess
Description: “Contrôle les activités d'analyse et de mise à jour du poste de travail pour le service de protection antivirus et antispyware.”

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 6516
UDP: LISTENING on port 6514
TCP: localhost on port 6515

Image hashes

MD5: 6c2af095280d9bf05d20c363868f5582
SHA-1: 130038f55d32ad184e755faedc14ffca50dbf650

PE image details

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