Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

3,1,159,0 4.64%
3,0,287,0 3.97%
3,0,285,0 48.34%
3,0,271,0 0.66%
3,0,229,0 3.97%
3,0,207,0 13.91%
3,0,188,0 0.66%
2,1,119,0 23.84%

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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
OpenProcessToken, DeregisterEventSource, ReportEventW, RegisterEventSourceW, DeleteService, ControlService, OpenServiceW, ChangeServiceConfig2W, CloseServiceHandle, CreateServiceW, OpenSCManagerW, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerW, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, RegQueryValueExW, SetServiceStatus, LookupAccountNameW, InitializeAcl, GetAclInformation, GetAce, AddAce, AddAccessAllowedAce, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, OpenThreadToken, GetTokenInformation, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, IsValidSid, GetLengthSid, CopySid, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, RegDeleteValueW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegEnumKeyExW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegCloseKey, RegDeleteKeyW
kernel32.dll
GetLocalTime, GetCurrentThreadId, CreateFileW, WaitForSingleObject, VirtualQuery, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, GetProcAddress, GetPrivateProfileStringW, FreeLibrary, lstrlenW, GetModuleHandleW, lstrcmpiW, RaiseException, SizeofResource, LoadResource, FindResourceW, LoadLibraryExW, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, LoadLibraryW, GetCurrentProcess, GetCurrentThread, SetEvent, GetCommandLineW, CreateEventW, CreateThread, OutputDebugStringW, GetVersionExA, SetStdHandle, GetConsoleMode, GetConsoleCP, IsValidLocale, EnumSystemLocalesA, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, ReleaseMutex, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, GetCurrentDirectoryW, RemoveDirectoryW, DeleteFileW, FindFirstFileW, SetFileAttributesW, MoveFileExW, GetShortPathNameW, GetVersionExW, GetThreadLocale, GetLocaleInfoA, FlushFileBuffers, GetACP, GetWindowsDirectoryA, CreateFileA, GetFileSize, ReadFile, SetFilePointer, WriteFile, FindNextFileW, FindClose, CreateDirectoryW, CloseHandle, CreateMutexW, GetModuleFileNameW, GetFileAttributesW, GetPrivateProfileStringA, MultiByteToWideChar, GetPrivateProfileStructA, WideCharToMultiByte, WritePrivateProfileStructA, GetLastError, GetCurrentProcessId, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, EnterCriticalSection, WriteConsoleW, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetFileType, SetHandleCount, GetEnvironmentStringsW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, HeapReAlloc, GetLocaleInfoW, SetLastError, TlsFree, TlsSetValue, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, IsValidCodePage, GetOEMCP, GetStdHandle, HeapCreate, ExitProcess, HeapSize, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, LCMapStringW, GetCPInfo, RtlUnwind, GetStartupInfoW, HeapSetInformation, HeapAlloc, GetSystemInfo, VirtualAlloc, VirtualProtect, HeapFree, InterlockedExchange, GetStringTypeW, EncodePointer, DecodePointer
ole32.dll
CoTaskMemAlloc, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoTaskMemFree, CLSIDFromString, CoDisconnectObject, CoInitializeSecurity, CoAddRefServerProcess, CoReleaseServerProcess, CoCreateInstance, CoInitializeEx, CoUninitialize, CoResumeClassObjects, CoRegisterClassObject, CoRevokeClassObject, StringFromGUID2
shell32.dll
SHGetFolderPathW
user32.dll
LoadStringW, CharUpperW, MessageBoxW, GetMessageW, PostThreadMessageW, CharNextW, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageW

McCHSvc.exe

McAfee Security Scanner by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McCHSvc.exe
Version:   3,1,159,0
MD5:   98e19d3fcaae0236816e4942c5771f89
SHA1:   d04ae742aa2018332e496fce302a3fcfdbd7054b

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

DetailsDetails

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:3,1,159,0
Product version:3,1,0,0
Size:231.77 KB (237,328 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Monday, October 10, 2011
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

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

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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