"McAfee Firewall Core Service - mfefire.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "McAfee Firewall Core Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "McAfee Firewall Core Service" service related to mfefire.exe?

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A

"McAfee Firewall Core Service" is a Windows 7 service that provides firewall services to McAfee products. "McAfee Firewall Core Service" service is provided by mfefire.exe program file.

Detailed information on "McAfee Firewall Core Service" service:

Service name: mfefire
Display name: McAfee Firewall Core Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\SystemCore\\mfefire.exe"
Dependencies: {mfevtp}

"McAfee Firewall Core Service" service is provided by a program called: mfefire.exe:

Name: mfefire.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\SystemCore\\mfefire.exe
Description: McAfee Core Firewall Service
File version: SYSCORE.15.5.0.4350
Size: 242704 bytes
Modified: 9/8/2016 8:14:12 PM UTC

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

 

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