What is mcvsshld.exe? Is mcvsshld.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix mcvsshld.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your mcvsshld process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair mcvsshld.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: McAfee VirusScan ActiveShield Resource

Product: McAfee VirusScan

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: McAfee (mcafee.com)

File: mcvsshld.exe


A background process run by McAfee, this application is the real-time protection component of McAfee VirusScan. It monitors internet traffic coming to and from your PC and blocks any perceived threats. It also assists in monitoring malicious files contained on any media attached to your machine. The ActiveShield Resource can be turned off or temporarily disabled by right clicking on the McAfee icon in your system tray. Based in Santa Clara, California, McAfee was founded in 1987. McAfee is best known for its McAfee Total Security protection suite and its various components. Acquired by Intel Corporation, McAfee will soon be distributed as Intel Security. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/mcvsshld.exe.html 
If you want a detailed security rating about your mcvsshld.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.

Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Average user rating of mcvsshld.exe: based on 8 votes. Read also the 3 reviews.

  • 89 users ask for this file. 6 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous.

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