dfssvc.exe – Here is the scoop on DFS Service as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is dfssvc.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of DFS Service?
dfssvc.exe (DFS Service) – Details
The dfssvc.exe process is the main server process required for DFS (Distibuted File System). DFS is a facility generally only used by origanisations and allows for ‘Logical’ volumes to be shared across multiple file servers. If you use DFS, this service must be enabled for it to work correctly. If your computer is not on a network that uses DFS you can terminate this process.
dfssvc.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing DFS Service may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers dfssvc.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft DFS.
DFSSVC.EXE – Disclaimer
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