Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

12,8,957,0 16.30%
12,8,839,0 6.52%
12,1,353,0 1.09%
12,1,323,0 1.09%
12,1,231,0 5.43%
12,0,637,0 1.09%
12,0,637,0 1.09%
11,6,505,0 13.04%
11,6,505,0 1.09%
11,6,434,0 33.70%
11,6,434,0 13.04%
11,6,385,0 1.09%
11,6,385,0 1.09%
11,0,669,0 1.09%
11,0,669,0 2.17%
11,0,654,0 1.09%


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, RegOpenKeyExA, RegEnumKeyExA, FreeSid, TraceEvent, GetTraceLoggerHandle, GetTraceEnableLevel, GetTraceEnableFlags, RegisterTraceGuidsW, UnregisterTraceGuids, RegCreateKeyA, ConvertSidToStringSidW, RegNotifyChangeKeyValue, LookupPrivilegeValueW, AdjustTokenPrivileges, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, RegCloseKey, RegSetValueExW, RegEnumValueW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegDeleteValueA, OpenSCManagerW, OpenServiceW, CloseServiceHandle, QueryServiceStatus, RegQueryValueExW, RegEnumKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, LookupAccountSidW, RegCreateKeyExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegSetValueExA, OpenProcessToken, GetTokenInformation, AllocateAndInitializeSid, EqualSid, RegDeleteValueW, GetUserNameW
CreateFileA, GetWindowsDirectoryA, CopyFileW, GetTempFileNameW, MoveFileExW, SetFileAttributesW, GetFileAttributesW, ReleaseMutex, Sleep, OpenEventW, SystemTimeToTzSpecificLocalTime, FileTimeToSystemTime, SetEvent, OpenMutexW, GetCurrentProcessId, GetDateFormatW, GetTimeFormatW, GetSystemTime, GetLocalTime, ProcessIdToSessionId, WaitForMultipleObjects, OutputDebugStringW, GetNumberFormatW, SetLocaleInfoW, GetLocaleInfoW, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, FlushFileBuffers, GetTempPathW, SetThreadLocale, LoadLibraryExW, GetCurrentDirectoryW, SystemTimeToFileTime, FileTimeToLocalFileTime, SetFilePointer, GetProcessHeap, HeapAlloc, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, FormatMessageW, VirtualQuery, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetVersionExA, LoadLibraryA, GetSystemDirectoryA, lstrlenA, GetShortPathNameA, Module32Next, Module32First, CreateToolhelp32Snapshot, OpenProcess, FindFirstFileA, GetEnvironmentVariableW, InterlockedExchange, SwitchToThread, GetCurrentThreadId, SetLastError, WritePrivateProfileStringW, WritePrivateProfileStructW, GlobalLock, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapDestroy, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, DecodePointer, EncodePointer, GlobalUnlock, CreateMutexW, IsBadStringPtrW, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, RemoveDirectoryW, GetLongPathNameW, lstrcmpiW, GetFileSize, ReadFile, CreateEventW, WaitForSingleObject, CreateFileW, SetEndOfFile, WriteFile, lstrcpyW, lstrcpynW, CreateProcessW, CreateDirectoryW, GetShortPathNameW, GetCurrentProcess, GlobalAlloc, GlobalFree, GetModuleFileNameW, FindFirstFileW, FindNextFileW, FindClose, IsBadReadPtr, CloseHandle, GetThreadLocale, GetLocaleInfoA, GetACP, MultiByteToWideChar, WideCharToMultiByte, GetLastError, LocalAlloc, LocalFree, EnterCriticalSection, GetSystemDirectoryW, LoadLibraryW, LeaveCriticalSection, FreeLibrary, GetVersionExW, InitializeCriticalSection, lstrlenW, DeleteFileW, GetModuleHandleW, GetProcAddress, FindResourceExW, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, DeleteCriticalSection, RaiseException, IsBadWritePtr, HeapFree, DllMain, GetCommandLineW, GetVersion, GetModuleFileNameA, CreateEventA, GetModuleHandleA, GetCurrentDirectoryA, SetCurrentDirectoryA, TerminateThread, OpenEventA
CoTaskMemFree, CoTaskMemAlloc, CoUninitialize, CoInitialize, CreateStreamOnHGlobal, StringFromCLSID, CoGetClassObject, CoInitializeEx, CLSIDFromProgID, PropVariantClear, CoSetProxyBlanket, OleRun, CLSIDFromString, CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemRealloc, StringFromGUID2
SHGetFolderPathW, SHGetSpecialFolderLocation, SHGetPathFromIDListW, SHGetMalloc, ShellExecuteW, SHGetSpecialFolderPathW, SHBrowseForFolderW, CommandLineToArgvW
PathAppendW, SHDeleteKeyW, PathFileExistsW, SHStrDupW, AssocQueryStringW, StrStrIW
IsWindow, FindWindowW, RegisterWindowMessageW, PeekMessageW, DispatchMessageW, TranslateMessage, MsgWaitForMultipleObjects, LoadStringW, LoadImageW, PostMessageW, KillTimer, ExitWindowsEx, wsprintfW, CharNextW, SetTimer, LoadIconW, LoadBitmapW
GetFileVersionInfoW, VerQueryValueW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW
InternetCrackUrlW, InternetQueryOptionA
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McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McMscShm.dll
Version:   12,8,957,0
MD5:   a5f06fe444faab0603d595dbdc535557
SHA1:   b3dda1aaf86bc8b03fb4b78942ba23288a6c38f8

What is McMscShm.dll?

McAfee MSC Shim Layer for McAfee SecurityCenter is 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. The program generates security alerts which notify users about emergency virus outbreaks and other important security related messages.

About McMscShm.dll (from McAfee)

McAfee SecurityCenter is comprehensive security that will deliver proactive protection and has been designed for your PC, with over 6,000 new online threats discovered everyday your McAfee software is


File name:McMscShm.dll
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee SecurityCenter
Description:McAfee MSC Shim Layer
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\McMscShm.dll
File version:12,8,957,0
Product version:12,8,0,0
Size:1.18 MB (1,234,760 bytes)
Build date:4/25/2014 3:21 PM
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
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Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.13%
Windows 8 16.30%
Windows 8.1 7.61%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.52%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.35%
Windows 7 Professional 3.26%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.26%
Windows 7 Starter 3.26%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.17%
Windows 8 Pro 2.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 1.09%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 64.13% of McAfee SecurityCenter.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 30.77%
ASUS 21.15%
Hewlett-Packard 11.54%
Sony 11.54%
Acer 10.58%
Toshiba 5.77%
Lenovo 3.85%
Intel 1.92%
Gateway 1.92%
Alienware 0.96%
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