"McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service - McCHSvc.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" service related to McCHSvc.exe?

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A

"McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" is a Windows 8 service that McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service. "McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" service is provided by McCHSvc.exe program file.

Detailed information on "McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" service:

Service name: McComponentHostService
Display name: McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.427\McCHSvc.exe"
Dependencies: {RPCSS}

"McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" service is provided by a program called: McCHSvc.exe:

Name: McCHSvc.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.427\McCHSvc.exe
Description: Component Host Service
File version: 3,11,427,0
Size: 329480 bytes
Modified: 10/13/2016 12:38:36 PM UTC

Disabling "McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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