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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mdnsresponder.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers too many of the "probable danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if mdnsresponder.exe is a virus or not which doesn't harm the computer. We advise you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\Tunnel Manager\mDNSResponder.exe

Usually, the default name and path where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\Tunnel Manager\mDNSResponder.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is a194bd067c8c47502a4cc1fa7fdf5137.

Is running as a service


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 RIM MDNS Service

The description present in the program is RIM MDNS Service.

File version


File version stored as a property 3,0,0,17.


 Apple Inc.

Company Apple Inc..


 Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Apple Inc.; Portions Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Research In Motion Ltd.

Legal copyright Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Apple Inc.; Portions Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Research In Motion Ltd..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


The digital signature is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.