What is dnssvc.exe and how to fix dnssvc.exe ?

What is dnssvc.exe file ?


Most antivirus programs identify DNSSVC.exe as malware—for example TrendMicro identifies it as PUA_Startpa, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen.2.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with dnssvc.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


dnssvc.exe descriptions


DNSSVC.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DNSSVC.exe is located in a subfolder of the user’s profile folder —in most cases C:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataRoamingDNSHelper.;The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 142,792 bytes.;There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The DNSSVC.exe file is digitally signed.;Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous.;Uninstalling this variant;It is possible to completely remove Dispositivo de Segurança SICREDI (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).