What is dfsvc.exe?
Dfsvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if dfsvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Dfsvc.exe file information
Description: Dfsvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. dfsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 5,120 bytes (83% of all occurrences), 4,608 bytes or 11,592 bytes.
The program is not visible. Dfsvc.exe is not a Windows system file. Dfsvc.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. dfsvc.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of dfsvc.exe, you may want to look for help from the software company Microsoft, make sure that you have installed the latest version or uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Microsoft .NET Framework or Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile.
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External information from Paul Collins:
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dfsvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dfsvc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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