wininit.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if wininit.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
Usually, this program is located in C:\Windows\System32\wininit.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 94355c28c1970635a31b3fe52eb7ceba.
This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
wininit.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern computer processors.
The description extracted from the file is Windows Start-Up Application.
File version 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
wininit.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to wininit.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.