"ZeroConfigService.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "ZeroConfigService.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "ZeroConfigService.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "ZeroConfigService.exe" process?

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A

"ZeroConfigService.exe" process represents "Intelr PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure Service" program. "ZeroConfigService.exe" process is created by the "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" service.

"ZeroConfigService.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         ZeroConfigService

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "ZeroConfigService.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
ZeroConfigService.ex     12,152 K   Intelr PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure Service

Additional information about "ZeroConfigService.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\ZeroConfigService.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: ZeroConfigService.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\ZeroConfigService.exe
   Description: Intelr PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure Service
   Version: 18, 40, 0, 0
   Size: 3833248 bytes
   Last modified: 2/8/2016 7:14:58 AM
   Company Name: Intelr Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft.windows.gdiplus_6595b64144ccf1df_1.1.7601.23545_none_14599ab28b920323
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKCR\AppID\{C1FB18A8-DEEE-45BF-B67D-C580A2028B13}
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\SHELL32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\SHLWAPI.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\LPK.dll
C:\windows\system32\USP10.dll

"ZeroConfigService.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "ZeroConfigService.exe" process.

 

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