What is the "wmiprvse.exe" ? Variant 12306921

Our database contains 1637 different files for filename wmiprvse.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the wmiprvse.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name wmiprvse.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description WMI Provider Host. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 2 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process wmiprvse.exe.

wmiprvse.exe Process
Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
WMI Provider Host
Version:
6.2.9200.16384
MD5:
3a4de678e4e709c0794da57c198aa7e3
SHA1:
03d226e18a0a0ce06857edc2e83445a705cb7eb8
SHA256:
0ba37d0db6d5d74e9b1d8ebc540c1acd4a471386d683e5392360f06e06e60de4
Size:
479232
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32\wbem
Operating System:
Windows 8
Occurence:
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Norton Internet Security2016-12-31
G Data AntiVirus2016-12-30
Kaspersky Internet Security2016-12-30
Avira Antivirus2016-12-30
Malwarebytes2016-12-30
System Center Endpoint Protection2016-12-29
Avast Antivirus2016-12-29
Norton Security2016-12-29
Windows Defender2016-09-07 23:11:48
ESET Endpoint Antivirus 5.02016-09-07 11:17:59
Norton Security2016-09-07 09:12:23
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

Is the Process "wmiprvse.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "wmiprvse.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

88% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
6% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "wmiprvse.exe"

  • SAFErating from user rots

  • SAFErating from user Admin (Variant: 12306921)

    Windows 8 version of WMI Provider Host