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What is mcmscsvc.exe?

Part of McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee

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How does mcmscsvc.exe run?

Service - mcmscsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service (mcmscsvc). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the mcmscsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of mcmscsvc.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mcmscsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00009% CPU856.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
12.44 MB RAM57.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 39 /min1.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee SecurityCenter?

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 SecurityCenter.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: mcmscsvc.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee SecurityCenter
Description: McAfee Services
Version: 9,15,126,0
Product version: 9,15,0,0
Size: 845.54 KB
Original file name: McMSCSvc.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/12/2008
Expiration date: 10/9/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002656548%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001799665%
User CPU: 0.00008568834013%
Privileged CPU time: 58859.18 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 15 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,186,333,194
CPU cycle count /min: 53,467,209
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 133.27 MB
Peak committed memory: 138.73 MB
Paged memory: 12.44 MB
Peak paged memory: 12.91 MB
Paged system memory: 142.79 KB
Non-paged system memory: 19.81 KB
Working set memory: 784 KB
Peak working set memory: 18.16 MB
Min working set memory: 452 KB
Private memory: 12.44 MB
Page faults: 1,076,718
Page faults /min: 284
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 134,597
Read operations /min: 35
Total read transfer: 136.38 MB
Read transfer /min: 36.77 KB
Total write operations: 14,838
Write operations /min: 4
Total write transfer: 9.82 MB
Write transfer /min: 2.65 KB
Total other operations: 663,903
Other operations /min: 175
Total other transfer: 4.91 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.33 KB
Handle count average: 476
Thread count average: 20
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Program Files1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe

Service details

Name: mcmscsvc

Image hashes

MD5: 0fc36e77d779f8d021d338bdc7368181
SHA-1: 195b405d8fa97e98d722017d400a005ef924105f
SHA-256: 316b48b0a05dfe99919ef0bd6f863061dd89a0b3a30fe67f2a42465b65cfbcea

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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