mwlsvc.exe - Is mwlsvc.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is mwlsvc.exe?
Purpose of mwlsvc.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: mwlsvc.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
MwlSvc.exe is a program that will be found on many computers, as this may have even arrived preinstalled on your computer. The proper disk location for this file is listed below, as we always list the proper disk location so you can verify it is not spyware, and is in the proper folder lcoation. This file is called the Mcafee wireless network security software. It is part of your Mcafee virus protection and Mcafee security suite of software. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware. It will also appear in your tasklist as a background program which is always running. Visit mwlsvc.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the mwlsvc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location of this file will be at C:\Program Files\Mcafee\MWL\MwlSvc.exe


  • Is mwlsvc.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is mwlsvc.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove mwlsvc.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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