Should I block it?

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VersionsAdditional versions

2,8,733,0 42.86%
2,8,725,0 25.71%
2,8,715,0 2.86%
2,1,228,0 2.86%
2,1,228,0 2.86%
2,1,189,0 14.29%
2,0,217,0 2.86%
2,0,217,0 5.71%



Platform by McAfee (Signed)

Remove platformservicefw.dll
Version:   2,1,228,0
MD5:   c3437c9122ab9037cc07a57e5debd15c
SHA1:   4a0a76b8c5f0d6247374f98c70e9b5a0b2137a9f
SHA256:   48d4fb3abd5e6d8924d46a73337b4a54da7b8a958d0fc07ea55a598aaa14256d

What is platformservicefw.dll?

McAfee Services is part of McAfee's core security products. This is a common modules that is shared between a number of McAfee progams.


platformservicefw.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC). The file is digitally signed by McAfee which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:platformservicefw.dll
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:Platform
Description:McAfee Services
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\mcafee\Platform\platformservicefw.dll
Original name:McMscSub.dll
File version:2,1,228,0
Product version:2,1,0,0
Size:349.41 KB (357,792 bytes)
Build date:2/6/2013 4:36 PM
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Friday, June 10, 2011
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
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Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 25.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.86%
Windows 8 22.86%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 5.71%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.71%
Windows 7 Professional 2.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.86%
Windows 8 Pro 2.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.86%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.86%
Windows 7 Starter 2.86%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 51.43% of Platform.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 40.00%
Dell 21.82%
Lenovo 10.91%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Acer 7.27%
Sony 7.27%
Toshiba 3.64%
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