3,8,150,0 6.49%
3,8,141,0 0.65%
3,8,141,0 0.65%
3,8,130,0 10.39%
3,8,130,0 8.44%
3,0,318,0 65.58%
3,0,313,0 7.79%



McAfee Security Scanner + by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McCHSvc.exe


mcchsvc.exe has 7 known versions, the most recent one is 3,8,150,0. It is started as a Windows Service called 'McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service' with the name 'McComponentHostService'. In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 252.26 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to McAfee by the certification authority VeriSign. Numerous variations of mcchsvc.exe have been installed with both McAfee Security Scan Plus and SecurityScan. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0079% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 8.82 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 9.53 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 131.31 KB per minute for reads and 275 Bytes per minute for writes.


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\3.0.313\mcchsvc.exe
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Friday, June 10, 2011
Expiration date:Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Windows Service
Service name:McComponentHostService
Display name:McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service
Description:“McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service”

ResourcesPrograms installed in

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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of mcchsvc.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'McComponentHostService' (McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service)
  • McComponentHostService

VersionsAll file variations of mcchsvc.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
1704a8189ee5580ab147cfd25c5c8770 8ba4a04bdbd33cdf94166b939d0a7cef2d8cb342 282.48 KB
8566e3e7e14517c3142f9ebaf68c3cf4 b91ed5415f2451389e213d48429c885782100daf 230.17 KB
49f5b235edc9c6ac0aba44737b190317 1257f8aa2d8534dfbd131fc409ba8a41af2fa5cd 282.48 KB
968bff74aeb683c962960ece0cae4135 d0ecf3659a787499016ec979700870ffaa4c92d4 282.01 KB
e4dfbe4c4a9c2bd87c1430f445f3e3cb 0048d96daaa673c07694388ea8e7ff20c1dc83c3 229.7 KB
ddcc236009c707761d60e5c76d639176 ddfb735c3a54c877611e9bd735e2539de6995828 229.7 KB
c58f15cd4ef79210455512cf0c449f39 02d4fae6d1c1e31d41a6de6a2399cd56268621d4 229.27 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.94%
Windows 7 Professional 9.74%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 8 5.84%
Windows 8 Pro 2.60%
Windows 8.1 1.95%
Windows 7 Starter 1.95%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.95%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.30%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.30%
Windows Vista Business 1.30%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.30%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.65%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.65%
Windows Developer Preview 0.65%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.65%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.55% of McAfee Security Scanner +.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 20.83%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Toshiba 13.54%
Acer 11.46%
ASUS 9.38%
Lenovo 7.29%
Intel 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
Samsung 2.08%
Gateway 2.08%
American Megatrends 1.56%
Medion 1.04%
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