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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wmiprvse.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if wmiprvse.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path


Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\wbem\WmiPrvSE.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is d8e539426644a0f23cbf53dd0a5ee079.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of modern computer processors.

File description

 WMI Provider Host

The description stored in the file is WMI Provider Host.

File version

 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616)

File version 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616).


 Microsoft Corporation

Publisher Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


wmiprvse.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to wmiprvse.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.