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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 wmiprvse.exe

wmiprvse.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. 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 virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Windows\System32\wbem\WmiPrvSE.exe

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

MD5 hash of the executable file

 75e683bc8284d99f998500162be4cfe2

The MD5 checksum for this executable is 75e683bc8284d99f998500162be4cfe2.

Is running as a service

 No

This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Belongs to the operating system

 Yes

wmiprvse.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file

 Yes

64-bit code has been detected. This exe can exploit the full power of a current PC cpu.

File description

 WMI Provider Host

The description present in the program is WMI Provider Host.

File version

 10.0.16299.248 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

File version extracted from the file 10.0.16299.248 (WinBuild.160101.0800).

Manufacturer

 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.

Copyright

 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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

Digitally signed

 Yes

wmiprvse.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 Yes

The digital signature found in wmiprvse.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled

 No

This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.