dfsvc.exe - Is dfsvc.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is dfsvc.exe?
Purpose of dfsvc.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: dfsvc.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
dfsvc.exe is a program which could have been installed by you, or may have even arrived on your computer the day you purchased it as this may have been preinstalled software. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This dfsvc.exe file is part of the Microsoft operating system, and its known as part of the Microsoft .net framework (call dotnet framework). This is not considered spyware, adware, or virus related software, and it is considered a safe file. Visit dfsvc.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the dfsvc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found in the framework folder (and may have multiple versions listed as folders also).


  • Is dfsvc.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is dfsvc.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove dfsvc.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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