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What is McSACore.exe?

McSACore.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if McSACore.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

McSACore.exe file information

The process known as SiteAdvisor belongs to software McAfee SiteAdvisor or McAfee Virtual Technician or McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise or McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise Plus by McAfee (www.mcafee.com).

Description: McSACore.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file McSACore.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 210,216 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 203,280 bytes and 15 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/mcsacore.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. McSACore.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with McAfee SiteAdvisor or McAfee Virtual Technician come up, you may want to do the following:
  1) uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
  2) contact www.siteadvisor.com Customer Service.

Recommended: Identify McSACore.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as McSACore.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the McSACore.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

E' di McAfee
McAfee Site Advisor Service. Core support service for the McAfee Site Advisor browser integrated website safety rating service. McAfee Site Advisor is software which integrates with your browser (Internet Explorer and FireFox are the two supported browsers) and which provides two features : An icon in the top right-hand corner of your browser which shows the safety level of the website you are currently on, and, additionally, when you search in Google or other search engines, it displays a safety rating against each result enabling you to decide whether to investigate a result or not.
  Rob   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of McSACore.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments.
3 users think McSACore.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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