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VersionsAdditional versions

3,0,0,10 63.27%
3,0,0,10 36.16%
2.0.2.0 0.57%

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advapi32.dll
LsaNtStatusToWinError, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerExW, DeregisterEventSource, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, SetServiceStatus, QueryServiceStatus, ControlService, DeleteService, CreateServiceW, StartServiceW, RegNotifyChangeKeyValue, RegisterEventSourceW, ReportEventA, LockServiceDatabase, OpenServiceW, ChangeServiceConfig2W, UnlockServiceDatabase, OpenSCManagerW, EnumServicesStatusW, CloseServiceHandle, LsaOpenPolicy, LsaRetrievePrivateData, LsaFreeMemory, LsaClose, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCreateKeyA, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegEnumKeyExA, RegOpenKeyExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegQueryValueExW, RegCreateKeyW, RegSetValueExW, RegCloseKey
iphlpapi.dll
GetIpForwardTable, GetAdaptersInfo, GetNetworkParams, GetPerAdapterInfo, GetBestInterface, CreateIpForwardEntry, DeleteIpForwardEntry, GetIpAddrTable
kernel32.dll
GetLastError, GetComputerNameExA, WideCharToMultiByte, SetEvent, WaitForMultipleObjects, CreateEventW, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryW, SetWaitableTimer, CloseHandle, DeviceIoControl, CreateFileA, GetComputerNameExW, GetTickCount, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, Sleep, WaitForSingleObject, GetVersionExW, CreateWaitableTimerW, OpenThread, GetCurrentThreadId, ResetEvent, TerminateThread, MultiByteToWideChar, GetModuleFileNameW, CancelWaitableTimer, GetSystemPowerStatus, GetFullPathNameW, SetConsoleCtrlHandler, GetModuleHandleW, HeapSetInformation, TlsFree, TlsSetValue, FormatMessageA, SetLastError, ExitProcess, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, FreeLibrary, HeapCreate, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, FlushFileBuffers, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, CreateFileW, DeleteCriticalSection, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoW, LCMapStringW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetCurrentProcessId, GetStringTypeW, WriteConsoleW, SetFilePointer, SetStdHandle, RtlUnwind, HeapSize, QueueUserAPC, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, IsValidCodePage, GetOEMCP, GetACP, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, GetCPInfo, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, HeapAlloc, HeapFree, InterlockedExchange, EncodePointer, DecodePointer, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, HeapReAlloc, ExitThread, CreateThread, ResumeThread, GetCommandLineW, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, SleepEx, WaitForMultipleObjectsEx, LCMapStringA, GetCommandLineA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, GetStringTypeA, GetLocaleInfoA, InitializeCriticalSection, LoadLibraryA, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, GetStartupInfoA, GetModuleFileNameA, GetVersionExA, GetProcessHeap, GetModuleHandleA, VirtualFree, VirtualAlloc, HeapDestroy
netapi32.dll
NetGetJoinInformation, NetShareEnum, NetApiBufferFree
ole32.dll
CoInitializeEx, CoUninitialize, CoCreateInstance
powrprof.dll
SetSuspendState
user32.dll
LoadStringW
ws2_32.dll
WSAStringToAddressA, WSACreateEvent, WSAEventSelect, WSACloseEvent, WSAEnumNetworkEvents, WSAAddressToStringA, WSARecvFrom, WSAIoctl, WSARecv

mDNSResponder.exe

Bonjour by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove mDNSResponder.exe
Version:   3,0,0,10
MD5:   db5bea73edaf19ac68b2c0fad0f92b1a
SHA1:   74bb0197763e386036751bf30c5bbf4c389fa24e
SHA256:   10f21999ff6b1d410ebf280f7f27deaca5289739cf12f4293b614b8fc6c88dcc

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
File version:3,0,0,10
Size:381.35 KB (390,504 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Monday, June 27, 2011
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
.NET CLR:Yes
.NET NGENed:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
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 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 Bonjou...
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 to find printers and file-sharing servers. Bonjour for Windows and AirPort Base Stations may be configured to use Wide Area Bonjour which allows for wide area service discovery via a configured DNS server.
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 to find printers and file-sharing servers. Bonjour for Windows and AirPort Base Stations may be configured to use Wide Area Bonjour which allows for wide area service discovery via a configured DNS server.
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 to find printers and file-sharing servers. Bonjour for Windows and AirPort Base Stations may be configured to use Wide Area Bonjour which allows for wide area service discovery via a configured DNS server.
REVO Remote Pro
1% remove
Sennheiser Communications
3% remove

BehaviorsBehaviors

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'
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [UDP] listens on port 5353

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00210754%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00137828%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00072926%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:10,800,511 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:239,547/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:31/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:1.8 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):3.91 MB
    Private (minimum):2.4 MB
    Non-paged memory:1.8 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:31.26 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):32.92 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:2.84 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):4.45 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:11,827/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:25 Bytes/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:2 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:3.06 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:126/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:3
    12
    Handles:116
    600
    GUI GDI count:4
    103
    GUI USER count:2
    49

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Platform:32-bit
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\bonjour\mdnsresponder.exe"
    • C:\Program Files\bonjour\mdnsresponder.exe
    • C:\programas\bonjour\mdnsresponder.exe
    Owner:User
    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
    Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    sechost.dll
    Total CPU:0.02609768%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.01930848%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.00678919%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:538,969/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Memory:100 KB
    1.16 MB
    ADVAPI32.dll
    Total CPU:0.00734428%
    Kernel CPU:0.00513741%
    User CPU:0.00220687%
    CPU cycles:157,057/sec
    Memory:792 KB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.00110121%
    Kernel CPU:0.00110121%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:718/sec
    Memory:1.23 MB
    mDNSResponder.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00056014%
    Kernel CPU:0.00045465%
    User CPU:0.00010549%
    CPU cycles:8,048/sec
    Memory:556 KB
    RPCRT4.dll
    Total CPU:0.00018804%
    Kernel CPU:0.00018804%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:200/sec
    Memory:780 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 37.00%
    Windows 8.1 21.00%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 9.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 7.00%
    Windows 8 4.50%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 4.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 4.00%
    Microsoft Windows XP 3.50%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 3.00%
    Windows 8.1 N 1.00%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
    Windows 8 Single Language 1.00%
    Windows 8 Pro 1.00%
    Windows 8 Enterprise 1.00%
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.00%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 0.50%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 57.50% of Bonjour.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Hewlett-Packard 23.73%
    Dell 21.19%
    ASUS 13.56%
    Toshiba 12.71%
    Acer 11.44%
    Lenovo 6.78%
    Sony 3.39%
    GIGABYTE 2.12%
    Alienware 1.69%
    Samsung 1.69%
    Sahara 0.85%
    American Megatrends 0.85%
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