mDNSResponder.exe

Bonjour by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove mDNSResponder.exe

Overview

There are 3 versions of mDNSResponder.exe in the wild, the latest version being 3,0,0,10. It is started as a Windows Service called 'Bonjour-tjeneste' with the name 'Bonjour Service' and described as “Gjør det mulig for maskinvareenheter og programvaretjenester å automatisk konfigurere seg selv på nettverket og annonsere sin tilstedeværelse.”. . The average file size is about 390 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Apple Inc. by VeriSign. The programs Bonjour, BonjourCore and Bonjour-Druckdienste have been observed as installing specific variations of mDNSResponder.exe. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0020% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.28 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 5.16 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 32 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is mDNSResponder.exe?

Bonjour provides a general method to discover services on a local area network. The software is widely used throughout Mac OS, and allows users to set up a network without any configuration. It is used to find printers and file-sharing servers. iTunes uses Bonjour to find shared music, iPhoto to find shared photos. Bonjour for Windows and AirPort Base Stations may be configured to use Wide Area Bonjour which allows for wide area service discovery via an appropriately configured DNS server.

About mDNSResponder.exe (from Apple Inc.)

Bonjour, also known as zero-configuration networking, enables automatic discovery of computers, devices, and services on IP networks using industry standard IP protocols. It is a key component of Appl

DetailsDetails

File name:mDNSResponder.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:Bonjour
Description:Bonjour Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\bonjour\mdnsresponder.exe
Certificate
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Monday, June 27, 2011
Windows Service
Service name:Bonjour Service
Display name:Bonjour-tjeneste
Description:“Gjør det mulig for maskinvareenheter og programvaretjenester å automatisk konfigurere seg selv på nettverket og annonsere sin tilstedeværelse.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Bonjour.)
Apple Inc.
6% remove
Bonjour Service provides a general method to discover services on a local area network. The software is widely used throughout Mac OS and Windows for iOS devices, and allows users to set up a network ...
Apple Inc.
3% remove
Bonjour Service provides a general method to discover services on a local area network including network printers. The software allows users to set up a network without any configuration. It is used t...
Apple Inc.
10% remove
Bonjour Service provides a general method to discover services on a local area network including network printers. The software allows users to set up a network without any configuration. It is used t...
Apple Inc.
3% remove
Bonjour Service provides a general method to discover services on a local area network including network printers. The software allows users to set up a network without any configuration. It is used t...
Apple Inc.
11% remove
Bonjour Service provides a general method to discover services on a local area network. The software is widely used throughout Mac OS and Windows for iOS devices, and allows users to set up a network ...
REVO Remote Pro
1% remove
Sennheiser Communications
3% remove

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of mDNSResponder.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe'

VersionsAll file variations of mDNSResponder.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
ebbcd5dfbb1de70e8f4af8fa59e401fd 5ca966b9a5ff4ecd0e139e21b3e30f3ea48e1a88 451.35 KB
db5bea73edaf19ac68b2c0fad0f92b1a 74bb0197763e386036751bf30c5bbf4c389fa24e 381.35 KB
5ab58c337ac65837fe404462ad6265ab 66b7b9ad0eb342ee08cd1e3819ec2feb573db3e2 337.28 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.25%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.75%
Windows 8 7.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 3.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 8 Pro 2.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 51.13% of Bonjour.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 20.42%
Dell 19.65%
Toshiba 12.72%
ASUS 11.56%
Acer 10.40%
Sony 7.71%
Lenovo 6.17%
GIGABYTE 3.28%
Samsung 1.54%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Intel 1.54%
Compaq 1.16%
Alienware 0.77%
NEC 0.77%
Sahara 0.39%
MSI 0.39%
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