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16% of PCs block this file from running.

VersionsAdditional versions

3,8,150,0 6.38%
3,8,141,0 1.42%
3,8,130,0 18.44%
3,0,318,0 65.96%
3,0,313,0 7.80%


PE structurePE file structure

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RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegSetValueExW, RegCloseKey, RegDeleteValueW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegEnumKeyExW
GetModuleHandleW, lstrcmpiW, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, GetModuleFileNameW, FreeLibrary, MultiByteToWideChar, GetProcAddress, LoadResource, FindResourceW, LoadLibraryExW, SetThreadLocale, GetThreadLocale, lstrlenW, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, DisableThreadLibraryCalls, DeleteCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetLastError, SizeofResource, RaiseException, GetStringTypeW, LCMapStringW, LoadLibraryW, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetCurrentProcessId, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetEnvironmentStringsW, WideCharToMultiByte, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetModuleFileNameA, GetStartupInfoW, GetFileType, SetHandleCount, EncodePointer, DecodePointer, HeapAlloc, HeapFree, RtlUnwind, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCommandLineA, Sleep, HeapSize, ExitProcess, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, HeapCreate, HeapDestroy, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, TlsAlloc, TlsGetValue, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, SetLastError, HeapReAlloc, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, IsWow64Process
CoTaskMemAlloc, CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoTaskMemFree, StringFromGUID2, StringFromCLSID
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McAfee Security Scanner + by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McAfeeMSS_IE.dll
Version:   3,8,150,0
MD5:   b71320b70bb0c9f87b0df84266489c86
SHA1:   5b84b627611494f6684092c062770251e144a9ec


mcafeemss_ie.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of Internet Explorer. It is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object (BHO) which has full acess to the web browser's behaviors and content. It is installed with a couple of know programs including McAfee Security Scan Plus published by McAfee, Inc., McAfee Security Scan Plus from McAfee, Inc. and McAfee Security Scan Plus by McAfee, Inc.. The file is digitally signed by McAfee which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:mcafeemss_ie.dll
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee Security Scanner +
Description:Quick Browser Identifier for MSS+ Tool
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\mcafee security scan\3.0.313\mcafeemss_ie.dll
File version:3,8,150,0
Product version:3,8,0,0
Size:93.88 KB (96,128 bytes)
Build date:4/9/2014 9:00 PM
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Friday, June 10, 2011
Expiration date:Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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File packed:No
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The following programs will install this file
McAfee, Inc.
5% remove
McAfee Security Scan Plus is a free diagnostic tool that ensures you are protected from threats by actively checking your computer for up-to-date anti-virus, firewall, and web security software. It also scans for threats in any open programs.


Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {0E8A89AD-95D7-40EB-8D9D-083EF7066A01}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.89%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.80%
Windows 8 5.67%
Windows 8.1 2.13%
Windows 7 Starter 2.13%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.13%
Windows 8 Pro 2.13%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.42%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.71%
Windows Developer Preview 0.71%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.71%
Windows Vista Business 0.71%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.71%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.57% of McAfee Security Scanner +.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 21.11%
Hewlett-Packard 17.78%
Toshiba 13.33%
Acer 11.67%
ASUS 10.00%
Lenovo 7.78%
Intel 4.44%
Sony 4.44%
Gateway 2.22%
Samsung 1.67%
Medion 1.11%
American Megatrends 1.11%
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