Anti-Spy.Info
Anti-Spy.Info > File library > wmiexe.exe

Information about wmiexe.exe file


File: wmiexe.exe
Name: Windows Management Instrumentation
Product: Windows
Manufacturer: Microsoft
Risk factor (Virus/Trojan/Spyware): Rating

The WMI service exe housing is a separat process (Win98/NT/2000) or part of SVCHOST (in Windows XP). It belongs the Windows OS. It interacts with management applications through the COM interface.

Note: The wmiexe.exe file file should appear only the C:\Windows\System32\ folder. If you happen to find this file in a different folder, it is possible that your wmiexe.exe is in reality a malicious file. Many trojans and viruses try to cloak their real identity by using the names of legitimate files. Any time that you encounter a suspicious process, you should verify the digital signature and the file path, for example using Anti-Spy.Info.

User feedback

There were 516 user requests for that file. 3 users classify it as harmless. 1 user classify it as not so dangerous. 4 users classify it as neutral. 3 users considered the file to be suspicious. 2 users classify it as bad and recommend to delete wmiexe.exe. 2 users didn't classify it ("don't know").

RatingOpinionFrom
RatingMicrosoft implementation of Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM), which is an industry initiative to develop a standard technology for accessing management information in an enterprise environment. WMI can be used in all Windows-based applications.  link for more info Matthias
RatingEigentlich nichts, nur dass sie auch im Ordner System(Win98SE) sein kann und nicht "nur" in System32 hallo
RatingIs it necessary to run at Windows background? Is it necessary for a day-by-day use of Windows? Rangel.
RatingFound under system in win me seems to be part of os. Best to disable it if not using a webcam as it is consuming resources in the background without benifit. Darren
RatingMy pc slowed to almost a halt Found this program in C/ Windows/ System with HijackThis Note: This is not the legit one found in System32 Fruss
RatingSafe to keep running, it is part of Windows. Jagi
RatingWmiexe.exe is the Windows Management Instrumentation. This background process gives users access to basic system information. Removing this vital process may cause errors on your system. E-Info
RatingThe original wmiexe.exe from Microsoft gets placed in the Located at C:\WINDOWS\System32\wmiexe.exe . If you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure.wmiexe.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If it is then this application is safe.  link for more info Taras
RatingMine is located at c:\windows\system. I have win98. Buster
RatingWmiexe.exe is the Windows Management Instrumentation. This background process gives users access to basic system information. Removing this vital process may cause errors on your system. CyberQue
If you know more about wmiexe.exe, so post it here.
Your opinion:
Your info
about that file:
Website with further details:
Your Name:
 
 
Source

Search Results for wmiexe.exe in


Other files

alg.exe ctfmon.exe explorer.exe lsass.exe mdm.exe msmsgs.exe smss.exe spoolsv.exe svchost.exe system winlogon.exe wisptis.exe wmiexe.exe [all]
© Anti-Spy.Info