McAfee Security Scanner by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McCHSvc.exe
Version:   3,0,285,0
MD5:   034606b82fa5bd3e73ab427b6d55f915
SHA1:   fba4c45c87fdab4cb8603d43429208c241e6a923
SHA256:   f24aa57d46f3ad5fbbe29ce9e2d8798fa1fc98a9004e10eeed3d651f52a6143b

What is McCHSvc.exe?

Component Host Service is part of McAfee SecurityCenter, a security solution that allows users to monitor their computer's security status and to know instantly whether their computer's virus, spyware, e-mail, and firewall protection services are up-to-date. Most McAfee SecurityCenter builds offer trial subscriptions to McAfee’s security software.

About McCHSvc.exe (from McAfee)

McAfee Security Scan is a free tool that automatically checks and reports if your PC is protected. Your PC's security status is determined by the state of your anti-virus and firewall protection. Your


File name:mcchsvc.exe
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee Security Scanner
Description:Component Host Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\mcafee security scan\3.0.229\mcchsvc.exe
File version:3,0,285,0
Product version:3,0,0,0
Size:229.27 KB (234,776 bytes)
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Monday, October 10, 2011
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


The following programs will install this file
McAfee, Inc.
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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.


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • McComponentHostServiceSony
  • 'McComponentHostService' (McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service)

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Total CPU:0.00090821%
Kernel CPU:0.00054257%
User CPU:0.00036564%
Kernel CPU time:47 ms/min
Private memory:976 KB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):3.29 MB
Private (minimum):3.26 MB
Non-paged memory:976 KB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:33.45 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):37.45 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:3.26 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):3.29 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
GUI GDI count:4
GUI USER count:3

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Undefined
Command line:"C:\Program Files\mcafee security scan\3.0.285\mcchsvc.exe"
Windows Service
Service name:McComponentHostService
Display name:McComponentHostServiceSony
Description:“McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service”
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.56%
Windows Vista Home Premium 11.92%
Windows 7 Professional 4.64%
Windows 8 Pro 3.31%
Windows 7 Starter 1.99%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.32%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.32%
Windows 8 1.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.66%
Windows Vista Business 0.66%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.66%
Windows 8 Release Preview 0.66%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.66%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.66%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 48.32% of McAfee Security Scanner.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 24.10%
Sony 19.28%
Toshiba 16.87%
Hewlett-Packard 8.43%
Acer 7.23%
ASUS 7.23%
Lenovo 4.82%
NEC 4.82%
Intel 2.41%
Alienware 1.20%
Sahara 1.20%
Samsung 1.20%
American Megatrends 1.20%
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