What Is And How to Remove and Uninstall Bonjour mDNSResponder.exe Process

Bonjour (mDNSResponder.exe) is a general method or Apple’s tool to discover services on a local area network; basically what it does is to search for software updates and reminds you on the latest patch. It can be somewhat annoying and it consumes your computer’s processor and memory usage. The Bonjour service starts automatically and execute a process named mDNSResponder.exe when Windows boot up, the annoying part is it can’t be ended by Windows Task Manager or removed from the add and remove manager in control panel. So, how do we go about deleting it from our computer?

Before we begin the journey of removing this annoying software, we ought to make sure you’re not running these selected programs:

  • Any Apple Software, iChat, iTunes and many more
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3
  • Adium
  • Fire
  • Pidgin
  • Skype

Remove Bonjour mDNSResponder.exe

Step 1. Go to Start > Run and type the following command and hit OK.

“%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%/Bonjour/mDNSResponder.exe” -remove

Step 2. Go to Start > Run again and type the following command and hit OK.

regsvr32 /u “%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%/Bonjour/mdnsNSP.dll”

Step 3. Restart your computer

Step 4. Delete the C:Program Files (x86)Bonjour folder

Note: Please take into account the path to Program Files maybe different if you are running Windows in other language or 32BIT. You need to enclose the command in ” “, or double quotes. Just as it is shown above.

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