"FrameworkService.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "FrameworkService.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "FrameworkService.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "FrameworkService.exe" process?

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A

"FrameworkService.exe" process represents "Framework Service" program. "FrameworkService.exe" process is created by the "McAfee Framework Service".

"FrameworkService.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         FrameworkService

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "FrameworkService.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
FrameworkService.exe      7,580 K   Framework Service

Additional information about "FrameworkService.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe" /ServiceStart

Programe file information:
   Name: FrameworkService.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
   Description: Framework Service
   Version: 4.8.0.1938
   Size: 129904 bytes
   Last modified: 2/10/2015 4:08:00 PM
   Company Name: McAfee, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\ProgramData\McAfee\Common Framework\DB\Agent_FYICENTER.log
C:\ProgramData\McAfee\Common Framework\DB\Agent_FYICENTER_error.log
C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Network Associates\ePolicy Orchestrator

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\ole32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

"FrameworkService.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "FrameworkService.exe" process.

 

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