"McCHSvc.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "McCHSvc.exe" process on windows 8? Is the "McCHSvc.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "McCHSvc.exe" process?

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A

"McCHSvc.exe" process represents "Component Host Service" program, created by the "McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service" service.

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

Boot
   McCHSvc

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
McCHSvc.exe               3,940 K   Component Host Service

Additional information about "McCHSvc.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.474\McCHSvc.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: McCHSvc.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.474\McCHSvc.exe
   Description: Component Host Service
   Version: 3,11,474,0
   Size: 329480 bytes
   Last modified: 12/14/2016 8:52:08 AM
   Company Name: McAfee, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKCR\AppID\{727B5BD4-FAE7-4EA7-98BD-20AC6BC25D89}
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\OLEAUT32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHLWAPI.dll
C:\Windows\system32\GDI32.dll

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

 

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