"McAfee Proxy Service - McSvHost.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "McAfee Proxy Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "McAfee Proxy Service" service related to McSvHost.exe?

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A

"McAfee Proxy Service" is a Windows 7 service provided by McSvHost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "McAfee Proxy Service" service:

Service name: McProxy
Display name: McAfee Proxy Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe" /McCoreSvc
Dependencies: {RPCSS, mfefire}

"McAfee Proxy Service" service is provided by a program called: McSvHost.exe:

Name: McSvHost.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe
Description: McAfee Service Host
File version: 6,0,2044,0
Size: 603752 bytes
Modified: 10/14/2016 4:48:34 PM UTC

Disabling "McAfee Proxy Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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