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Startup program entry details:

VirusScan Online (mcvsshld.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Normally leave to run at start-up - typically required for the program to function properly or for security/safety reasons

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

ActiveShield - background scanner for older versions of McAfee VirusScan and the now obsolete McAfee VirusScan Online which scans files in the background as and when they are accessed, including scanning E-mails via the McAfee VirusScan E-mail Scan Module (McVSEscn.exe)

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] "C:\PROGRA~1\MCAFEE.COM\VSO\mcvsshld.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] C:\Archivos de programa\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] "c:\ARCHIV~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe"

Other information:

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