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What is wmiprvse.exe? Windows Management?

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: wmiprvse.exe is a Microsoft component that handles Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) operations.

wmiprvse.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.


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wmiprvse.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.52%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 7 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
wmiprvse.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xf520ab392d58c0a1070268032d809382 6/30/2018 10:46:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 222 KB
2 Status 0x203c3380a744ca5b9b1a9caeb57f7d57 10/17/2016 12:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 249 KB
3 Status 0xa859852dea22d60295a69b8bf92928f1 8/24/2016 7:33:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 241 KB
4 Status 0x9495fcc01d7ab7b60e5b8ba7aefe9e3d 3/26/2016 2:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 241 KB
5 Status 0x51a548a604aec2c362ca503b0cb03831 3/15/2016 9:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 222 KB
6 Status 0xf95096ece2da109cc8d7f1f863a4209c 3/27/2015 4:52:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 213 KB
7 Status 0x31fa172657e941e7cb15c5ccfe36a03e 3/7/2015 8:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 222 KB
8 Status 0x075ea6c849ab0fe416a3d6dd65c3cf41 2/25/2015 7:50:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Management 213 KB
9 Status 0x355e4bbe030b20b8a94a70c5ff271b2a 1/29/2015 10:55:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1425) Windows Management 213 KB
10 Status 0x8339e480b3d4740404d8ee50d415935b 1/15/2015 12:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 241 KB
11 Status 0xa97fab15a635df0a251dcee25bd0b681 11/9/2014 6:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 213 KB
12 Status 0x5aa7cf6cd69ffecde0e0e715fd564d14 10/19/2014 8:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 213 KB
13 Status 0x7e7b3eafe66ed06e558f56a60f6f7dda 10/7/2014 10:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 213 KB
14 Status 0xc9edbb99823e767c5b366a212a45d2b1 10/6/2014 4:29:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.1106 (xpsp1.020828-1920) Windows Management 199 KB
15 Status 0x1ce7180f770b08df6e000ba1cc5273a5 9/23/2014 2:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 213 KB
16 Status 0x6d8d523c3ef7ba03dea60e59d8a269e8 3/4/2013 5:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 414 KB
17 Status 0x20a4993fb68208bf5d95af96908fdae5 12/17/2012 4:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 239 KB
18 Status 0x025deb26c8ed9d046d6ca2b3d8baace7 7/16/2012 10:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 286 KB
19 Status 0xbb82ea18e59ab05291a3e25d8f65c51c 7/15/2012 5:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 286 KB
20 Status 0x771355075eb6cf1890487c1ea8dfd715 1/24/2012 1:17:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Management 213 KB
21 Status 0x43cad720773ade219fe49238475f7d60 1/17/2012 4:08:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Windows Management 198 KB
22 Status 0x4fb464bd442b7ce2144320a02c366b42 1/9/2012 10:57:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) Windows Management 239 KB
23 Status 0x9a8e9261a5a184b931470747612df6d2 9/16/2011 11:00:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Management 213 KB
24 Status 0xfbc5585f16bf265a3f831f8d07a3d10d 7/31/2011 10:44:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0003) Windows Management 213 KB
25 Status 0xdb493dd6bc2fa5b38811f2bcdcf03d2b 7/24/2011 5:28:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Management 213 KB


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