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

What is ercservice.exe file ?


In some case ercservice.exe can harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the ERCService.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with ercservice.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.


ercservice.exe descriptions


ERCService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The ERCService.exe file is located in a subfolder of “C:Program Files (x86)” (common is C:Program Files (x86)OpenDNSUmbrella Roaming Client).;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 46,328 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 45,816 bytes or 35,096 bytes.;The process is a background process, and the service name is Umbrella_RC: Roaming DNS Encryption.;The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs.;The application can be removed using the Control Panel’s AddRemove programs applet. The program is not visible. The ERCService.exe file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file.;Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous.;Uninstalling this variant;In case of any problems with ERCService.exe, you can also do the following;go to the support area of the Opendns website;safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Umbrella Roaming Client (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)