wmiprvse.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if wmiprvse.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
This application is normally stored on disk in C:\Windows\System32\wbem\WmiPrvSE.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 619a67c9f617b7e69315bb28ecd5e1df.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
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 modern computer processors.
The description stored in the program is WMI Provider Host.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
wmiprvse.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from wmiprvse.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.