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File Name: wmiprvse.exe
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The wmiprvse.exe is a process belonging to Windows Management Instrumentation Provider Host program which provides management information and control in an enterprise environment. The program can notify users about important events related to network and file or application management right after each event occurs. With wmiprvse.exe, file managers in the enterprise environment are capable of configuring and searching for desktop system information or network and application information across the network. Multiple instances of Wmiprvse.exe can run at the same time under different accounts: LocalSystem, NetworkService or LocalService. The wmiprvse.exe file is placed with other services in the shared service host. This started to be applied with the release of MS Windows XP.
The original file from Microsoft gets placed in the Located at C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem. If you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure.
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It is the Windows Management Instrumentation Provider Service and it is an essential Windows XP/2003 service which will start whenever software requirires its facilities
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Essential Do Not Renove
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Part of the esential windows process, dont touch it!
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Don't listen to b. gates, he probably wants to make people destroy their own computers!
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Kernel_check wmiprvse.exe X Added by the SONEBOT-B WORM! scApp wmiprvse.exe X Added by the W32/SillyFDC-AW worm. winmgmt wmiprvse.exe X Added by the Troj/Agent-GHP Trojan.
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From Experience I have found that I can end this process without causing any instablity to my system or installed software.
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yo what is it?
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