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mrodent, Jan 6, 2016 #6 lunarlander Joined: Sep 21, 2007 Messages: 7,409 If you are unsure of which services to stop, take a look here: http://hardenwindows10forsecurity.com in the Guide. In another (closed) thread here the OP was asked to run the "sysinfo" utility. Comments Error posting comment. 'Your comment has been posted to the moderator, it should be approved shortly. Phantom010, Jan 6, 2016 #9 mrodent Thread Starter Joined: Jan 3, 2016 Messages: 4 Thanks again for these additional helpful suggestions...

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Your feedback has been sent. Erik Zdansky Windows 10 on a brand new Inspiron and its pegged at 100% CPU usage and has been for hours CH Summary: Average user rating of DFSSvc.exe: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4677/t/19616427

Memory for Dfssvc has gone down. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Also Desktop Window Manager is taking 100 MB of my memory for no reason what are those and can I delete them?

Help others learn more about this software, share your comments. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following: Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program. Please try the request again. lunarlander, Jan 4, 2016 #4 mrodent Thread Starter Joined: Jan 3, 2016 Messages: 4 Thanks to all three of you for your very helpful pointers.

The program is not visible. no significant change to startup time... Please try again later. https://www.reddit.com/r/Dell/comments/58r3sk/wtf_is_dfsagentwinservice_its_taking_100_of_my_cpu/ Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Click here to Register a free account now! Start with Avast, as Win10 has Windows Defender. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Have Avast installed (avoided installed bundled Chrome and OpenCandy), and system scan says "no malware".

if at all. @Phantom. http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/Dell-Foundation-Services-141858-program.aspx One user thinks DFSSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. Back to top Back to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Windows 10 Home 34.17% Windows 8.1 31.43% Windows 7 Professional 12.77% Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.60% Windows 10 Pro 4.88% Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.58% Geography 73.38% of installs come

Loading... HOW IT RUNS Windows Service?Yes (Installs a service) USER ACTIONS Uninstall it11% Keep it89% GLOBAL RANK #2,176 Windows Which Windows OS versions does it run on? High memory on DFSSvc.exe (Dell.DFS.Agent.WinService). Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

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Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List You probably have a lot of apps installed that I don't use, and many of them are probably running in the background, so that may be affecting speed and performance. --------------------------------------------------------------- A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan.

mrodent, Jan 3, 2016 #1 Sponsor Oddba11 Jim Joined: May 12, 2011 Messages: 6,319 Sounds like the upgrade didn't complete properly or there is some software running that is not

If it does, manually delete the folders and files in this folder and the Dell Foundation Services folder before reinstalling DFS. Using Windows Defender (temporarily, because it's not highly rated) instead of Avast - I uninstalled Avast... when I tried to there pops a warning 10 commentsshareall 10 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]XCVGVCXXPS 15 9550 + TB15 4 points5 points6 points 5 months ago(1 child)I think DFS.AGENT.WinService is Dell Foundation Services. Several functions may not work.

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Turning live tiles off - went to the Start menu and, right-clicking each "tile" went either "Uninstall" or, if unavailable, "Turn live tile off". Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Click to Run a Free Scan for DFSSvc.exe related errors DFSSvc.exe file information The process known as Windows NT Distributed File System Service or DFS.Agent.WinService or Dell.DFS.Agent.WinService belongs to software Dell Follow the prompts.

It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE! Dell.Tribbles.SelfUpdate.Configuration.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In what world would a piece of Dell Software need to use 100% of my cpu for no discernible task?

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Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the DFSSvc.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows What percent of users and experts removed it? 11% remove it89% keep it Overall Sentiment Excellent What do people think about it? (click star to rate) How common is it? Publisher URL: www.dell.com Learn more about Dell Inc.