"Bonjour Service - mDNSResponder.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Bonjour Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Bonjour Service" service related to mDNSResponder.exe?

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A

"Bonjour Service" is a Windows 7 service that enables hardware devices and software services to automatically configure themselves on the network and advertise their presence. "Bonjour Service" service is provided by mDNSResponder.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Bonjour Service" service:

Service name: Bonjour Service
Display name: Bonjour Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe"
Dependencies: {Tcpip}

"Bonjour Service" service is provided by a program called: mDNSResponder.exe:

Name: mDNSResponder.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
Description: Bonjour Service
File version: 3,1,0,1
Size: 462096 bytes
Modified: 8/12/2015 9:03:42 PM UTC

Disabling "Bonjour Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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