Should I let these through my firewall and/or what are some of these programs?

I am allowing access and denying access of certain programs and I dont know what these are...please advice;

COM Surrogate

savroam.exe

dfsvc.exe

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  • SeanC
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    COM Surrogate

    The process COM Surrogate belongs to the software Microsoft Windows Operating System or dllhost.exe or TestAOL7Extract or WINS Client or MicrosoftR WindowsR Operating System or Microsoft¢ç Windows¢ç Operating System or Windows Host Services or Panasonic Document Management or dllhost.exe or COM+ System Applications by Microsoft Corporation (www.microsoft.com) or Noco or Tybee Software.

    Description: File dllhost.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 5,120 bytes (88% of all occurrence), 4,608 bytes, 7,168 bytes, 5,632 bytes.

    File dllhost.exe is a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. It is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 3% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

    savroam.exe

    The process SAVRoam belongs to the software Symantec SAVRoam or Symantec AntiVirus or Symantec AntiVirus Client or Deep Space Explorer or Symantec Client Security or Verizon Media Manager by symantec (www.symantec.com) or Symantec Corporation (www.symantec.com).

    Description: SavRoam.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the folder C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 169,192 bytes (27% of all occurrence), 124,608 bytes, 153,416 bytes, 116,464 bytes, 173,392 bytes, 115,952 bytes, 169,200 bytes, 116,928 bytes, 139,264 bytes, 116,416 bytes, 169,152 bytes, 124,656 bytes, 173,288 bytes.

    The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. It is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The application uses ports to connect to LAN or Internet. SavRoam.exe is able to hide itself, monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

    Recommended: Identify SavRoam.exe related errors

    Important: Some malware camouflage themselves as SavRoam.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Thus check the SavRoam.exe process on your pc whether it is pest. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. It is one of the Top Download Picks of 2005 of The Washington Post and PC World.

    dfsvc.exe

    The process dfsvc.exe belongs to the software Microsoft .NET Framework or dfsvc.exe by Microsoft Corporation (www.microsoft.com).

    Description: dfsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 5,120 bytes (80% of all occurrence), 4,608 bytes.

    The program is not visible. dfsvc.exe is not a Windows system file. dfsvc.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. dfsvc.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

    Recommended: Identify dfsvc.exe related errors

    External information from Paul Collins:

    "Distributed File System" definitely not required. Added by the MYFIP.A or MYFIP.K WORMS!

    Important: Some malware camouflage themselves as dfsvc.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Thus check the dfsvc.exe process on your pc whether it is pest. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. It is one of the Top Download Picks of 2005 of The Washington Post and PC World.

    that should clear things up :)

  • noto
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Savroam

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    "What's Running" (freeware)

    Inspect your processes and find all the relevant details... Get performance and resource usage data such as memory usage, processor usage and handles. Also you get all details about what dll:s are loaded, what services are running within the process and what IP-connections each process has.

    Also has a website with references for specific Windows processes, and plain talk about what it does.

    Pretty handy.

    http://www.whatsrunning.net/main.aspx

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