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What is dfserv.exe?

Part of Deep Freeze by Faronics

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How does dfserv.exe run?

Service - dfserv.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'DFServ' (DFServ). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. DFServ runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the dfserv.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of dfserv.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Deep Freeze?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is dfserv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00054% CPU5433.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.56 MB RAM25.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     10 context switches/sec10.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\faronics\deep freeze\install c-0\dfserv.exe

Are there other versions of Deep Freeze?

What else is related?

Deep Freeze Stability

dfserv.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: al1_ma durduruldu (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: dfserv.exe
Name: Deep Freeze
Description: Deep Freeze service
Version: 7,61,20,4320
Product version:
Size: 1.04 MB
Original file name: DFServEx.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0010866757%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005433378%
User CPU: 0.00054333783654%
Privileged CPU time: 62.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 10
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 25.31 MB
Peak committed memory: 26.31 MB
Paged memory: 5.56 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.57 MB
Paged system memory: 22.51 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.23 KB
Working set memory: 4.68 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.68 MB
Min working set memory: 4.68 MB
Private memory: 5.56 MB
Page faults: 1,203
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 8
Total read transfer: 354 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Total write transfer: 28 Bytes
Total other operations: 209
Total other transfer: 2.66 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 3
Handle count average: 51
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Faronics\Deep Freeze\Install C-0\DFServ.exe"

Service details

Name: DFServ
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 2246030f8aa746b6da130ec2af2bcad2
SHA-1: cbc38f83128d88d48e0391f8df347d77c064100f
SHA-256: 36270bb67a694691f17f5cc9ad23a5e0f4bd1b0de403edbea529285fc33f8edd

PE image details

File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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