"ZeroConfigService.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "ZeroConfigService.exe" process on Windows 8? 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 normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   ZeroConfigService

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
ZeroConfigService.ex      9,744 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: 16, 1, 0, 0
   Size: 3378416 bytes
   Last modified: 8/28/2013 5:24:04 PM
   Company Name: Intelr Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_5.82.9200.16658_none_776622cb3175a40c
C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.gdiplus_6595b64144ccf1df_1.1.9200.16518_none_726fbfe0cc22f012
C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\hotspot\location
C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.9200.16579_none_418ab7ef718b27ef
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\counters.dat

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKCR\AppID\{C1FB18A8-DEEE-45BF-B67D-C580A2028B13}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5

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\DNSAPI.dll
C:\Windows\system32\WININET.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\WINSPOOL.DRV
C:\Windows\system32\COMDLG32.dll

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

 

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