dns.exe – Here is the scoop on DNS Server Service as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is dns.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of DNS Server Service?
dns.exe (DNS Server Service) – Details
The dns.exe service is used by windows servers to service DNS (Domain Name System) requests from hosts on a network. DNS requests are used to translate a computer’s name (e.g. localhost) to the computer’s IP address (e.g. 127.0.0.1) so that the computer can be communicated with over a network. If the computer on which this service is running is a DNS server, you should not disable this process.
dns.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing DNS Server Service may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers dns.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft Windows.
DNS.EXE – Disclaimer
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