shstat.exe - Startup Application - VirusScan On-access scanner statistics

Q

Can I remove startup application "shstat.exe - VirusScan On-access scanner statistics" to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?

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A

Startup application shstat.exe records statistics as part of the McAfee VirusScan On-access Scanner. You should keep shstat.exe as a startup application.

shstat.exe startup configuration info:

Name: SHSTAT 
Command: C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan
   \SHSTAT.EXE /STANDALONE
Location: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Registry name: ShStatEXE

shstat.exe process and program file info:

CPU usage: 00%
Memory usage: 492K
Launching method: Windows Startup - SHSTAT
Directory: C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan
File name: shstat.exe
Description: VirusScan On-access scanner statistics
Size: 90,182 bytes
Date: Thursday, March 06, 2003, 8:00:00 AM
Version: 7.0.0.511
Company name: Network Associates
System essential: No
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

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