"McAfee Home Network - McSvHost.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"McAfee Home Network" is a Windows 7 service that allows McAfee applications to communicate securely on the local network. "McAfee Home Network" service is provided by McSvHost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "McAfee Home Network" service:

Service name: HomeNetSvc
Display name: McAfee Home Network
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\Platform\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe" /McCoreSvc
Dependencies: {Mfevtp}

"McAfee Home Network" 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 Home Network" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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