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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).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the mcsvhost.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of mcsvhost.exe users, 18.0% 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.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is mcsvhost.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00182% CPU18154.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
47.16 MB RAM219.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     118 /min5.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
63 context switches/sec63.0%
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.
Error: AB0=>2:0 @01>BK (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: August 18, 2013
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: August 25, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Single Language (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: 2,6,259,0
Product version: 2,6,0,0
Size: 196.59 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: 0.0033768109%
Privileged CPU: 0.0015614021%
User CPU: 0.00181540883849%
Privileged CPU time: 73846252.63 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 32,336 ms
CPU cycle count: 160,734,111
CPU cycle count /min: 326,965,898
Context switches /sec: 63
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 291.14 MB
Peak committed memory: 342.37 MB
Paged memory: 47.16 MB
Peak paged memory: 56.43 MB
Paged system memory: 380.59 KB
Non-paged system memory: 106.56 KB
Working set memory: 17.02 MB
Peak working set memory: 40.87 MB
Min working set memory: 3.31 MB
Private memory: 47.16 MB
Page faults: 2,839,844
Page faults /min: 1,645
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 179,046
Read operations /min: 95
Total read transfer: 413.09 MB
Read transfer /min: 326.08 KB
Total write operations: 61,698
Write operations /min: 23
Total write transfer: 83.5 MB
Write transfer /min: 38.99 KB
Total other operations: 4,195,292
Other operations /min: 1,395
Total other transfer: 155.88 MB
Other Transfer /min: 51.98 KB
Handle count average: 1,142
Thread count average: 70
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Service details

Name: HomeNetSvc

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
TCP: localhost on port 6646
UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
TCP: on port 61138
UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
TCP: on port 64925
UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
TCP: on port 60773
UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
TCP: on port 52488
UDP: LISTENING on port 6646
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: f928e5e72bba15dd0ce9a26e0413d236
SHA-1: 0b5940cd3313354fb08e3263d2b3d79d749a4b9b
SHA-256: d63efa1408084f524464729c2f3be16550e07ace2bf8a00699a8438079ad381b

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
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