Bonjour service is known as zero-configuration networking, enables automatic discovery of computers, devices, and services on IP networks. This program uses industry standard IP protocols to allow devices to automatically discover each other without the need to enter IP addresses or configure DNS servers. The service is used by iTunes and some other programs to functions properly. So the program itself is not malicious and even useful although it was installed without your participation. But if you don’t want to have this program, you can uninstall Bonjour service, but this service cannot be uninstalled with the usual methods through the add/remove system utility. Sometimes it is so hard to find the method for Bonjour service uninstallation because some manual methods that are based on the stopping of the main Bonjour service process (mDNSResponder.exe) do not work because this process cannot be stooped with Task Manager.
So, if you are not able to uninstall Bonjour service with add/remove programs utility, so you can try to use the following method, using Command prompt:
- Open Command Prompt, using Win+R buttons of your keyboard.
- Type in the line: “%PROGRAMFILES%\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe” -remove
- And click OK
- Type the following and also click OK: regsvr32 /u “%PROGRAMFILES%\Bonjour\mdnsNSP.dll”
- Reboot your computer.
So, after the reboot Bonjour service will be removed and you headache will stop. Bur it this method was not useful for you, so try another one. You should not use antivirus program in order to uninstall Bonjour service, because it will be impossible. Bonjour service has nothing in common with viruses and infections. But still you are able to find and use some useful removal tools in order to uninstall Bonjour service. There are special programs-uninstallers that are able to remove any unwanted program on a PC, if a user cannot remove it. These programs are absolutely safe and will not do harm your computer, although they can remove all the registry entries of the unwanted program and all its files.
For example you can use a very reliable program: Free Uninstall It. This program will uninstall Bonjour service for sure without any problems. If you have also some other unwanted programs that you cannot uninstall by all means, this program will also help you. Download the program, install it and remove everything you need. This program also can be useful for people who don’t want to do some important changes in their system like some registry entries removal or some others. Just use the program and enjoy your computer free of the unwanted programs.