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Program info

Estimated safety rating


dfssvc.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if dfssvc.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DFSSvc.exe

Usually, this program is located in C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DFSSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 802fc4e1b3e24185c731c81cd629f41d.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full power of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description written in the exe is DFS.Agent.WinService.

File version


File version extracted from the file 3.4.16100.0.



Company name Dell.


 © 2016 Dell Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright notice © 2016 Dell Inc. All Rights Reserved..

Digitally signed


dfssvc.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in dfssvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Dell Inc

Digitally signed by: Dell Inc

Issuer name

 Entrust Code Signing CA - OVCS1

Certificate's issuer name: Entrust Code Signing CA - OVCS1

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.