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dfssvc.exe


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All of us paranoid people keep a very close eye on what processes are running in the background. I already took a look at

Alg.exe
csrss.exe
Dfssvc.exe
dwwin.exe
internat.exe
lsass.exe
msdtc.exe
smss.exe
spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe

Today I'm hoping to explain to you guys what dfssvc is.

What is it?
Distributed File System

What does it do?
Microsoft Distributed File System does for servers and shares what file systems do for hard disks. File systems provide uniform named access to collections of sectors on disks; Dfs provides a uniform naming convention and mapping for collections of servers, shares, and files. Thus, Dfs makes it possible to organize file servers and their shares into a logical hierarchy, making it considerably easier for a large corporation to manage and use its information resources. In addition, Dfs is not limited to a single file protocol and can support the mapping of servers, shares, and files, regardless of the file client being used, provided that the client supports the native server and share.

You CAN end this process through task manager!

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Virus Precaution:
The dfssvc.exe which is from Microsoft is located in the c:windowsSystem32 folder. We've been unable to find any threats that run as dfssvc to trick you.

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dfssvc.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If it is then this application is safe.

Startup DB Entries:
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Service DB Entries:
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