dofilter.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if dofilter.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
Usually, this application is found in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Host Service\dofilter.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 7d82d50dbc3afdcef5838a36b3296f86.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the exe is Privoxy.
File version stored as a property 3.0.24.
Maker The Privoxy team - www.privoxy.org.
Intellectual property rights notice Distributed under the GNU GPL.
The digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is probably bad.
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.