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What is dns.exe? Domain Name Service (DNS)

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Windows
Vendor Website:      http://www.microsoft.com/
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: dns.exe - Windows Domain Name Service.

dns.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.


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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.00%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 30 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
dns.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x3d1428eaf6965c4a9f77cb0f12909aed More File Information 7/19/2018 Unsigned 1 8 21 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x8d8cead62f730b7318cff66c8b95a4bd More File Information 7/19/2018 Unsigned 1 1 1 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xaaaf242737f26627774a4cd55cd85fce More File Information 6/18/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xaa28b847dbf0db02d68fa3b188ce9a60 More File Information 6/11/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x9ca1cfe85f6bdb29b35c812f0abb995c More File Information 6/8/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xef097ceafe37cfc8aaa5500ece51167c More File Information 6/1/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xde50fb37e4ac5a309d086990610244a4 More File Information 5/24/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x9472717aef36b67bab4af5d4fcadf9a1 More File Information 5/7/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x5624ef7830755d0942a915a7d9e0b894 More File Information 4/26/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x5f1928c2f70eca15860cb7f4924ce2c3 More File Information 4/7/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x44d74283435480a172a440c020701671 More File Information 3/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xe79bd15d16abbe5ce575b5acc5b0b979 More File Information 3/6/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x3a40ba715a2d9eb5fcd4132e7701df2a More File Information 1/24/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xbe137acc3ee495e7e9bae07d2469436d More File Information 1/2/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x14a460456830e0cf92c0871f045469a6 More File Information 11/29/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x048f424d20666d00134f5469b01ca4a7 More File Information 10/15/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xa2023ccdf44afdb476ad310a42444dec More File Information 10/11/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x99264df631aa8acced5dc0b7dc75b445 More File Information 9/6/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xdee96032b0ded7a669582bb19cb95503 More File Information 7/6/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xf4a94232a6e3752c132f11ffe125449d More File Information 6/6/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xcfa167872f6c02117a4711d7ac76a0dc More File Information 3/26/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xe996c1c1ccc956b1842a5c8a6efee755 More File Information 3/21/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x233b80b551ba1929aa0d3c55a428cf68 More File Information 12/23/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x68b6daae8f673a6e313a1786df6f2171 More File Information 12/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x31e1add39dfc9b3eaf2833169b5f1e79 More File Information 8/10/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x5b922775026516b6ee0bb4d610355597 More File Information 11/21/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x7dc6b6a0a869b380ab9cf67c6c54fa92 More File Information 10/21/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xa01a1d37a3160b15ab3e4c9fe07433d4 </tr></table>'>More File Information 7/11/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x606ef0f494b28d713cfe465944b27d3d More File Information 5/31/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x2694f5eefa201707a08a71b7d300eafc More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
31 Status 0xb277332cf754b16754abe939d130b795 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
32 Status 0x3f65594988f4b00b4b148ce1d78843c6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
33 Status 0xa477b1766ec8032c86f4969d25bd98ab More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
34 Status 0xd8f7e333ad790ca577885c6f6ac570be More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x1d8ac8ac9270c702ff2b2cb719797d84 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x9a5965ff0dee9557092f7a972340c4cf More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xb8ea287a0730c0560313320d9362bf68 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xe20e320587077a71663ba9c3baa77721 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xada4cddcea7dfa9c5a9f05e8580501f6 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xe26e48ff281f795be073d9856b1aff88 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x867c72518cbace2e3043ddeb0a6eb629 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xf5a35e8e210de2a2ae4eb51c1c9ad101 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x9e009127c203229978ba4f23f1bb3c8e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xc07c56bf1cfb66c606706285dcc2468f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
45 Status 0xe9f80713c480d11a46a37f9425f6e187 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
46 Status 0xd0014f56d604f694666d7b6d10ac1fe6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
47 Status 0x9826c494b7e338d48ae638f6fd655234 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
48 Status 0x2c7e529c689b15a8fd6de14c98e49bcd More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
49 Status 0xf56e034d4b5a4ee4a1ef0448f7bb0206 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x173baddb776e54af974f8c1e811c78ff More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xad4190f252e79360df1ab9d7f1e6b213 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
52 Status 0x1622c3a7f0b154772e7a1148bc273d2c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xf28d8963bcc541fd299427e6d89a8db0 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
54 Status 0x38d8c10ad80bfca3e4ee5e4299aa92a9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x2589d18c3b4ae3476893992aa94f3522 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xb1528628e521e041c775644879888f86 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x1e4db031fa8c4d5329d38db4dabe9e94 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0xebddd793885b1dd294c82cc65f143c4f </tr></table>'>More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xa813d61d45d9e2bfa11e3ae5886328b1 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
60 Status 0x2acc6c5eaa6846c426db7eae4ee26b21 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x85c8f0accfe104c8cb2d013dd6efd892 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x37c5b1d9b6fd457dcee2b7f62224900b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x51ad1fcfced3171f4570e733cd9dd80b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xd73854efdca25cb605110e32213bb839 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
65 Status 0x2d7a829a079c1161ca523476b614580b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
66 Status 0xfcc85130d5cea42f1656b5303f4eb804 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0xafc0dce6731c620f44d6895c815bb61f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
68 Status 0x746ef41d86441f5c2ff8daeeefe0b190 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
69 Status 0xe1e6e19dfdab577b373f4ec4cc0cda58 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
70 Status 0xea554ef165367e3dbdfb7bb4557113cd More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
71 Status 0x3a0695f2eb6a3c131307a5f6b71bd181 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
72 Status 0x6acc689ba5e22202c6ab6a63f43e0b8f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
73 Status 0x34aff70fc8ccad8184369518701db973 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xf55faeab25ef11c1ae190e376b9378b0 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
75 Status 0xdad794d57ad5abb6c8ef5124de45fa1b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
76 Status 0xabc356b002ca2fdd749edf6dc7e9c77e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x6a16b53a2946a0587c5b0dcfc1457c79 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
78 Status 0x0cfac0a9d4444c80af380273c4e84408 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xd25b581b2b82d72c2de17d94b17dda40 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
80 Status 0x4865cd8565c017f9beeaded1dca22f1e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
81 Status 0xeaa2254f2916bb699a7b65758150418e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x78510ab2b4c165e4c82ff11823ad257a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
83 Status 0xdd4311a64c58d9a0ba3856a67fe8d94d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
84 Status 0x8857378954fb48ff0037df255185b6ef More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
85 Status 0x96b59b4c20d8d95f19f02e5142234ab3 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
86 Status 0xb98b3ffd3c110e6c97ea6c7ebb19c24f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x238b8829f67229cb14e4853116b87447 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
88 Status 0xe6129fea2be34adea7440dea53e34499 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
89 Status 0x31f3bad46374266ec31081f3528a7f7d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
90 Status 0x7b0b125c9560090347fcfb756380320e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
91 Status 0xc0a6241f417902fd3ab9c1ba975a906f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
92 Status 0xfc1f33785fb9c61ec8409b47de71b1bb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
93 Status 0x769113bfba33284814ff352351811092 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
94 Status 0xd4cd009c725f1a2f3c725b5853dbfd0a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
95 Status 0xbeb52da24012a7f21574c571926d8bb5 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
96 Status 0x9b490cb5babd42e7bd6fc8b6fe24e99c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xaa7f7b08b984a1291eb5023d6e787d3d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xa235863e101b132106679fd83d09eee8 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x58bfdadb3857559c0fc1540e1360f301 1/21/2015 2:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 452 KB
2 Status 0xa2023ccdf44afdb476ad310a42444dec 11/27/2014 10:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 440 KB
3 Status 0xaf68bc2d8279938b49bf0a16a4574cca 6/24/2014 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 454 KB
4 Status 0x094f78f9feaa6e9dc1d5cab87f6eeb02 5/15/2013 11:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 457 KB
5 Status 0x2a1614828be1e1558d06d3b2d6beaf9b 2/4/2013 9:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 441 KB
6 Status 0xf8c61b1741e43af5fda7559c2a7bfa2d 2/9/2012 2:59:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 452 KB
7 Status 0xe656e27d68eee789042e2ff51236f80d 1/26/2012 11:20:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 439 KB
8 Status 0xd059ae347f38bfbed83ef307364cb80b 11/29/2011 9:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 437 KB
9 Status 0xf303d921bc2a3d0164b0a189f17bd496 9/13/2011 11:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 439 KB
10 Status 0xcbe124b0ed71c298faa98fe778277b2f 9/1/2011 12:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 327 KB
11 Status 0xeadc378cb44d1eb1b9c200760187e81a 8/2/2011 7:30:00 AM Unknown 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) Domain Name Service (DNS) 433 KB
12 Status 0x9584944c838fe6f31a3b685df48a2ded 7/20/2011 6:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 324 KB
13 Status 0xd9786391a0e2eff9494f1c463279c542 5/2/2011 1:36:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.4171 (srv03_sp2_gdr.071016-1251) Domain Name Service (DNS) 435 KB
14 Status 0x3b6bb847a79a14ac29a75456ec651bd7 3/24/2011 4:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 452 KB
15 Status 0xf48f7b44a7ab649c25d28ada071d615f 2/11/2011 6:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 437 KB
16 Status 0x0b33a6d1c3373bae4b5184ee668dde7d 1/7/2011 7:28:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.4059 (srv03_sp2_gdr.070412-0144) Domain Name Service (DNS) 433 KB
17 Status 0xfacac9144a7702172d0b970391f2ddf0 10/2/2010 11:29:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.0 (srv03_rtm.030324-2048) Domain Name Service (DNS) 412 KB
18 Status 0xec1820387217c0474961aa8dbf090af1 6/9/2010 1:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 439 KB
19 Status 0x0de3479ad5bba66f54a69b0a34d4e235 4/29/2010 12:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 451 KB
20 Status 0x505de26e86cc79dac099114dcf13e9c0 4/26/2010 12:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 452 KB
21 Status 0xd90e4594a8e74b2dbf127bbea9c8985b 4/12/2010 6:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 436 KB
22 Status 0x839d48b85cd2bde20ce442bcab21e820 4/2/2010 1:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 442 KB
23 Status 0x8abb22ac1e01a3b349a17596a29a71fa 3/10/2010 9:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 394 KB
24 Status 0x6613f9d57944d09f248fe3b3850ec6ae 3/4/2010 5:55:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447) Domain Name Service (DNS) 432 KB
25 Status 0x8cbe2c17add0ad7e21398efbbfb68ff7 2/23/2010 1:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown Domain Name Service (DNS) 460 KB



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