What is McSvHost.exe?

McSvHost.exe is a part of McAfeeServiceHost and developed by McAfee, Inc. according to the McSvHost.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like McSvHost.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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McSvHost.exe's description is "McAfeeServiceHost".

McSvHost.exe is digitally signed by McAfee, Inc..

McSvHost.exe is an .exe file.

McSvHost.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe

McSvHost.exe basic information

Description
McAfeeServiceHost
Internal Name
McSvHost
Version
6.0.151.0
Company
Hash
78B0E652F14AF736807CA3DEF7ADECF6

McSvHost.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\MSGSDK\msgrunner.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\McAfee\msc\mcsvrcnt.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\platform\Core\mchost.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\mcafee.com\agent\mcupdate.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\McAfee\ActWiz\mcautoreg.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\McAfee\msc\mcinfo.exe

McSvHost.exe actions

List of the actions McSvHost.exe executes on a user's PC
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\ETW\mclogs.etl
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MPF\mpf.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MHN\MHNDB.db-journal
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\hackerwatch\data\HwLocal.xdb-journal
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\msc\McConfig.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Proxy
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Proxy\data
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\msc\mcwin32data.mtr.ex
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\os^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\service-pack^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\country^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\lang^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\mid^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\hardware_id^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\machine_name^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\ie^gprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\PLAT^version^appprop
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MPF\mpfaddr.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Telemetry
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\Platform\Telemetry\PLAT^ZeroBootStatus^ZeroBootStatus^1^2020-12-30^data
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\ETW\0000000101d6de7c1a4148e3.etl.bak
file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\ETW\0000000101d6de7c1aa90b48.etl.bak
file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\McAfee\MCLOGS\ETW\0000000101d6de7c5b59e1fa.etl.bak
file renamed
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\McSvcHost\\IsOobeCheckRequired
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\\EnabledTaskUpdaterSubState
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Volatile\MSC\CS\Events\{19763EC7-8240-410C-9B77-C4BE8EC3E60F}
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\AnalyticsSdkEnable\\postponed
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\TaskType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\TaskTrigType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\TaskTrigger
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\TaskParams
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\NextRun
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\DefaultFreq
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\TaskBatteryWise
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\TaskMeteredAccessWise
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\DayOfWeekMask
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\Interval
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\Hour
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\Minute
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\PresetId
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\RunInUserContext
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\RepeatTask
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\RunWhenIdle
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\Priority
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_logdbcompact\\RunInRetailMode
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Telemetry\MSC\uiopen
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Telemetry\MSC\uiopen\\uadesktopicon_click_4
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Telemetry\MSC\uiopen\\uauiopen_4
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\TaskType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\TaskTrigType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\TaskTrigger
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\TaskParams
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\NextRun
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\DefaultFreq
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\TaskBatteryWise
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\TaskMeteredAccessWise
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\DayOfWeekMask
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\Interval
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\Hour
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\Minute
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\PresetId
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\RunInUserContext
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\RepeatTask
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\RunWhenIdle
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\Priority
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\ga_heartbeat_tsk\\RunInRetailMode
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\TaskType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\TaskTrigType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\TaskTrigger
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\TaskEventName
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\NextRun
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\DefaultFreq
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\TaskBatteryWise
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\TaskMeteredAccessWise
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\DayOfWeekMask
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\Interval
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\Hour
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\Minute
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\PresetId
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\RunInUserContext
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\RepeatTask
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\RunWhenIdle
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\Priority
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Platform\Scheduler\msc_probcoll\\RunInRetailMode
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData\142
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData\142\\EventKey
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData\142\\AggregationType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData\142\\IsForceUpload
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData\142\\Value
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\McCloudEventData\142\\SourceType
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\McProMgr\\WSCVSONotifySucceeded
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\McProMgr\\WSCVSOExpired
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\McProMgr\\WSCmpfNotifySucceeded
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\MSC\Settings\McProMgr\\WSCmpfExpired
new registry key parameter created

McSvHost.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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McSvHost.exe's virus check

80%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

15%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

5%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

McSvHost.exe user rating

74%

of users rate McSvHost.exe as a useful program

23%

of users find McSvHost.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

3%

of users find McSvHost.exe to be malicious or a scam

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