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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wmiprvse.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if wmiprvse.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path


This program is usually stored in C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 7e7b3eafe66ed06e558f56a60f6f7dda.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


wmiprvse.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the full power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description written in the program is WMI.

File version

 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108)

File version stored as a property 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108).


 Microsoft Corporation

Publisher Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


wmiprvse.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in wmiprvse.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.