What is Bonjour and mDNSResponder.exe?
Bonjour, also known as zero-configuration networking or Zeroconf. It enables automatic discovery of computers, devices, and services on IP networks. Bonjour uses industry standard IP protocols to allow devices to automatically discover each other without the need to enter IP addresses or configure DNS servers (naming servers).
If you open Services.msc (start > run > services.msc >ok) and see the following or If the first line in the list of services looks similar to ##Id_String2.6844F930_1628_4223_B5CC_5BB94B879762##, then Bonjour is installed on your system.
Why Do I Have Bonjour or mDNSResponder.exe running?
If you’ve installed software like Apple’s iTunes, Adobe Premiere Pro, Skype or Gizmo then you probably already a Bonjour folder in your Program Files directory. The service starts automatically and runs a process named mDNSResponder.exe which cannot be ended by Windows Task Manager. If you wanted to remove, uninstall or stop Bonjour from being on your computer then it can seam impossible to find any uninstaller for it! There isn’t even an entry for it in Control Panel’s Add or Remove Programs.
How do I safely uninstall Bonjour and remove mDNSResponder.exe process?
Removing Bonjour from your computer.
1. Click on Start > Run > type the command below and hit OK. Read more…