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Winmgmt.exe


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What is it?
Windows Management Service -winmgmt.exe

What does winmgmt.exe do?
Direct quote from THIS MS Doc:

A core component of client management. This process starts when the first client application connects, or when management applications request its services.


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Virus Precaution:
The original winmgmt.exe from Microsoft gets placed at C:WINDOWSSystem32winmgmt.exe . if you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure.

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Winmgmt.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If it is then this application is safe.

Startup DB Entries:
[MMCWINMGMT]"Used for Enterprise Management. If you are not an IT Administrator you don't need it to be running. Also runs from the PCHealth ""scheduler"" - refer here" u
[WinMgmt]"Used for Enterprise Management. If you are not an IT Administrator you don't need it to be running. Also runs from the PCHealth ""scheduler"" - refer here" u

Service DB Entries:
Instrumental de administracióe Windows Spanish Windows 2000 windows management instrumentation
Windows Management Instrumentation used by system administrators to create Windows management scripts

Disclaimer

Every attempt has been made to ensure the information about Winmgmt.exe is accurate but alot of malware applications try to pose as valid applications. If it is something other than what was posted above please leave some feedback in the forum.
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User Comments
LyneaI've got it at C:\WINDOWS\system\wbem (Might I assume that "system" is the same as "system32"?). What can I do to disable this annoying exe. ? It's eating up my resources big time!
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