In this in moment i don't have the PC in front of me whit the problem...
I begin a post the "character-error" ; this message appear at power-on PC ( after S.O. XP SP3 is charged ).
"szAppName mchost.exe szAppVer 188.8.131.52 szModName McMscShm.dll
szModVer 11.0.644.0 offset 0005f522 "
I tried to reinstall the SW McAfee following the procedure McAfee ( removal tool ecc ..) , but at end procedure-installatione is appeared this msg
"szAppName rundll32.exe AppVer 5.1.2600.5512 ModName mcmscins.dll
ModVer 11.0.644.0 Offset 000529cd"
After this msg the sw MacAfee is installed and the small icon appear in the fast program XP ( down-right position near the pc-hour ) , but the program not result in the panel-control ->install-remove program and in the desktop too.
At this point if i tried to update manualy or chek the license sw ( my contract end in June 2012 ) , appear this error
szAppName mcsync.exe szAppVer 11.0.644.0 szModName mcmscins.dll
szModVer 11.0.644.0 offset 000529cd
"Si è verificato un errore in Synchronization Application. L' applicazione verrà chiusa
szAppName mcsync.exe szAppVer 11.0.644.0 szModName mcmscins.dll
szModVer 11.0.644.0 offset 000529cd "
follow the screenshot.
The problem is started in the middle of Dec, probably connected with some McAfee update. Now there are different options if I use my computer (I do not know what is the reason of the different functioning):
1. Computer starts normally and works normally after (this is not the most common option)
2. Computer starts and soon after the above mention error appears. In this case there are 2 sub-option:
2/a. If I click OK, then the error message is gone and everything looks like OK and works.
2/b. I click OK and the message reappears in every 5 sec if I click again. This is the worst, as the wiindow is "always stay on top" mode
3. Computer starts and works fine for a time, but after that a similar error appears in mcsync.exe (if you want I send the address next time I find this error) and after I click OK, the mchost error appears and always reappears as I click OK. (like 2/b).
McAfee Total Protection
McAfee Security Center:
OS: Windows XP Pro SP3 (English) (Build 2600.xpsp_sp3_qfe-111025-1623 (Service Pack 3))
And one more: As this error appeared first I tried to uninstall and reinstall the whole Total Protection suite. I Used the uninstall from Add/Remove programs in Windows then I reinstalled. Now there is no uninstall for McAfee Total protection, it is not listed in the programs list at all (show all as admin). But it seems to work well.
... sorry for my english , the description by donkey is the same problem that i have ..... I attached the screen shot above....
Please help us
I currently have McAfee Antivirus Plus and have the following products.
McAfee's Security Center
Last Update: 01/05/2012
Last Update: 01/10/2012
DAT Version: 6585
DAT Creation Date: 01/10/2012
Boot DAT Version: 6577.0000
Boot DAT Creation Date: 01/02/2012
Engine Version: 5400.1158
McAfee Personal Firewall
Last Update: 11/28/2011
Last Update: 09/06/2011
After I downloaded an update on 01/05/2012, which was an update that required a restart, I began experiencing two problems.
Problem Number 1:
mchost.exe application errors. I didn't start keeping track of them until yesterday 01/10/2012. See the screeshots below.
One McHost.exe Application Error on 01-10-2012, 4:23 PM Central Time
One McHost.exe Application Error on 01-10-2012, 5:03 PM Central Time
One McHost.exe Application Error on 01-10-2012, 5:22 PM Central Time
Five McHost.exe Application Errors on 01-10-2012, 6:51 AM Central Time
These two files below were in the Owner's temp folder, but disappeared before I could copy or view them. I think mchost.exe crashed and then restarted, and when it restarted it deleted the files.
One McHost.exe Application Error on 01-11-2012, 11:09 AM Central Time
Problem Number 2:
Every time I manually update, or whenever McAfee Antivirus Plus checks for updates on it's own, it places a shortcut on my Desktop to McAfee Antivirus Plus. It appears to be connected with the update that I received on 01/05/2012 that required a restart.
Unfortunately I don't know what all the Version, Build, and DAT, etc. information was before that update.
I have also have performed a couple of updates since that one, hoping for a fix.
I wish I knew what all of that information was, so that I could help you narrow down when the problem started, and with what Version, Build, or DAT.
I guess I better start keeping track of that information before I perform any update.
I understand that a fix for the Desktop Shortcut problem is being rolled out within the next week or so. Is that true?. If so, I'll just wait for the fix. It's annoying, but I can live with it if it will be fixed shortly. I just mentioned it so that you'll know that it began at the same time that the mchost.exe application errors began occuring.
Hope this helps.Message was edited by: Lifeblood on 1/11/12 3:47:35 PM CST
Exactly the same problem
Note : I have a second PC whit Windows 7 whit this i haven't problem....
The problem is only whit S.O XP
Mchost.exe application errors
Mcafee Security Center
Mcaffee virtual technician,results:
DAT file obsolete
S.O: Windows XP Professional SP3
Here I leave my McAfee report. Can you help, I hope your answer. thank you very muchEl mensaje fue editado por: indyo on 12/01/12 8:10:31 CST
Good for the moment, the only temporary solution I can think this error is:
ctrl + atl + delete and ended mcagent.exe process tree, close the antivirus and remove the bottom bar icon, and execute it from the icon on the McAfee folder, open the McAfee splash screen and the left minimized.
It is the only option that found for the moment until we confirm something from McAfee.
From now on, whenever we can close that error for a while, when we can not, repeat the process.
I hope you serve something, a greeting
I´ve had the same problem. after removing the starwind.exe out of the task-manager, there was no more error. the same problem on two of my pc with the same reason. starwind.exe is a part of the alkohol 180% - software. I have uninstalled alkohol180% and the problem is gone. test it! it was a softwäre conflict.
I started with exacly the same error as mentioned in the orignal post
"mchost.exe - Application error The exception unknown software exception (0xc0000417) occurred in the application at location 0x1005f522."
I reinstalled McAfee and now I am also getting this message
I am using McAfee AntiVirus Plus with Microsoft XP SP3
Can you please help me fixing the error.
Thank you!!!Message was edited by: behappy on 1/15/12 12:22:23 PM CST
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