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What is myagtsvc.exe?

Part of McAfee® Total Protection™ for Small Business 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the myagtsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of myagtsvc.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How stable is McAfee® Total Protection™ for Small Business?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is myagtsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU81.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
9.16 MB RAM42.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 8 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee\managed virusscan\agent\myagtsvc.exe

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® Total Protection™ for Small Business.

What else is related?

McAfee® Total Protection™ for Small Business Stability

myagtsvc.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: myagtsvc.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee® Total Protection™ for Small Business
Description: Managed Services Agent
Product version: 4.5.0
Size: 137.56 KB
Original file name: myAgtSvc.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/6/2006
Expiration date: 10/9/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000302184%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000220513%
User CPU: 0.00000816714399%
Privileged CPU time: 5054.43 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 6 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,963,695,402
CPU cycle count /min: 833,231,545
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 195.66 MB
Peak committed memory: 443.87 MB
Paged memory: 9.16 MB
Peak paged memory: 322.11 MB
Paged system memory: 181.08 KB
Non-paged system memory: 43.82 KB
Working set memory: 8.54 MB
Peak working set memory: 326.47 MB
Min working set memory: 4.05 MB
Private memory: 9.16 MB
Page faults: 146,479
Page faults /min: 175
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,839
Read operations /min: 6
Total read transfer: 80.86 MB
Read transfer /min: 98.88 KB
Total write operations: 2,049
Write operations /min: 2
Total write transfer: 4.5 MB
Write transfer /min: 5.5 KB
Total other operations: 96,765
Other operations /min: 116
Total other transfer: 1.14 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.39 KB
Handle count average: 568
Thread count average: 41
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtSvc.exe" /ServiceStart

Service details

Name: McAfee Virus and Spyware Protection Service
Service name: myAgtSvc
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess
Description: “Controls scanning and updating activities at the desktop for Virus and Spyware Protection Services.”

Network connectivity

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

Image hashes

MD5: 0fefb67926e015ad4ce7aec594a7db42
SHA-1: 8f374f331aeedf54aa0df3c40902f904621272bf
SHA-256: 6d9f8a5a83e76e9571df051f69b4b134c7b89dd22846360bfea49660ad99e886

PE image details

File packed: No
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