How to remove an mcvsshld error
The free file information forum can help you determine if mcvsshld.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Mcvsshld.exe file information
The process known as McAfee VirusScan ActiveShield Resource or McAfee VirusScan ActiveShield or McAfee ActiveShield or McAfee.com ActiveShield
belongs to software McAfee VirusScan or McAfee VirusScan Online or Acoustica Effects Pack or Virtual Moon Altas Image or McAfee.com VirusScan Online or MicroStaff WINASPI or McAfee VirusScan ActiveShield or DDWE Soap Client Components
by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) or Networks Associates Technology (nai.com) or Mcafee.com (us.mcafee.com).
Description: mcvsshld.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - generally C:\Program Files\mcafee.com\vso\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 163,840 bytes (77% of all occurrences), 196,608 bytes and 8 more variants.
Mcvsshld.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). mcvsshld.exe is able to record inputs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify mcvsshld.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "VirusScan Online" must run at start up. McAfee VirusScan On-line. See also the McAgentExe entry
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mcvsshld.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mcvsshld.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.
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