wmiprvse.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if wmiprvse.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Windows\System32\wbem\WmiPrvSE.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is a782a4ed336750d10b3caf776afe8e70.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
wmiprvse.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.
The description stored in the exe is WMI Provider Host.
File version stored as a property 10.0.17134.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
wmiprvse.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from wmiprvse.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.