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What is mcsvhost.exe?

Part of McAfee Shared Service Host by McAfee

What is it?

SiteAdvisor is a service that reports on the safety of web sites by crawling the web and testing the sites it finds for malware and spam. The functionality of SiteAdvisor can be accessed either through a Browser Plugin or by submitting a URL to the website. SiteAdvisor only rates sites based on the risk of malware or spam.
Description of mcsvhost.exe from McAfee
McAfee SiteAdvisor software is a free browser plug-in that provides simple Web site safety ratings and a Secure Search box so you can surf, search and shop more safely. With SiteAdvisor software installed, your browser will look a little different than before. We add small site rating icons to your search results as well as a browser button and optional search box. Together, these alert you to potentially risky sites and help you find safer alternatives.
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How does mcsvhost.exe run?

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

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the mcsvhost.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of mcsvhost.exe users, 33.0% have disabled it.
How stable is McAfee Shared Service Host?
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.
     mcsvhost.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is mcsvhost.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00031% CPU3069.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
36.63 MB RAM170.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          18 context switches/sec18.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\mcafee\mcsvchost\mcsvhost.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee Shared Service Host?

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 Shared Service Host.

What else is related?

McAfee Shared Service Host Stability

mcsvhost.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
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Error: Dej de funcionar (APPCRASH)

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: mcsvhost.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee Shared Service Host
Description: McAfee Service Host
Version: 3,8,703,0
Product version: 3,8,0,0
Size: 321.22 KB
Original file name: McSvHost.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 12/31/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006698333%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003628815%
User CPU: 0.00030695179457%
Privileged CPU time: 922548.95 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 68,270,014
Context switches /sec: 18
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 237.04 MB
Peak committed memory: 247.11 MB
Paged memory: 36.63 MB
Peak paged memory: 41.88 MB
Paged system memory: 265.26 KB
Non-paged system memory: 67.9 KB
Working set memory: 8.9 MB
Peak working set memory: 30.04 MB
Min working set memory: 1.5 MB
Private memory: 36.63 MB
Page faults: 1,012,539
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 29,011
Total read transfer: 69.31 MB
Total write operations: 6,704
Total write transfer: 10.6 MB
Total other operations: 379,254
Total other transfer: 13.82 MB
Resources
Handle count average: 888
Thread count average: 70
Thread resource averages
ole32.dll
mcmscshm.dll
mpfevt.dll
mcproxy.dll
mfefwctl.dll
homene~3.dll
msksrvr.dll
platformservicefw.dll
mcprtmgrplugin.dll
saupkeep.dll
mpscfg.dll
vsann.dll
mps.dll
sasshmod.dll
mcvsoshl.dll
ntdll.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\mcafee\Platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe" /McCoreSvc
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe" /McCoreSvc

Service details

Name: HomeNetSvc

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
TCP: localhost on port 6646
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: fb11715eeb23d0999c2295177ebba5c0
SHA-1: c57c959f5f2a78105050d1bc960df0a6bbfdd54f
SHA-256: 533754a3591b5852253c793ce08ada6cad0545e3a11f42430efa9d959b6bf4f7

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
kernel32.dll
msvcr100.dll
ole32.dll
psapi.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
version.dll
wintrust.dll
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