dfsvc.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if dfsvc.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.
The default filename and folder where the application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is db6580e1e9dd05e2111f64f59130864e.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
dfsvc.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full power of modern computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is ClickOnce.
File version extracted from the file 4.6.1038.0 built by: NETFXREL2.
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
dfsvc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
dfsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in dfsvc.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.