scan32.exe is a process belonging to McAfee VirusScan Enterprise which protects your computer and network from Internet-bound threats such as Trojans and spyware.
This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Non-system processes like scan32.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues