wdfmgr.exe - Is wdfmgr.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is wdfmgr.exe?
Purpose of wdfmgr.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: wdfmgr.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
wdfmgr.exe is a program file that most likely arrived on your computer when you purchased it. The actual disk location is listed below to help you verify this file is not spyware or malware related. Often spyware or viruses use similiar names as the original, so always verify the disk location and folder if you are concerned. This is a critical windows program which is used for the Windows media player and various other driver related items. This will be found on most new pcs that have the latest video player. This is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related. Visit wdfmgr.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the wdfmgr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe is where you can find this file.


  • Is wdfmgr.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is wdfmgr.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove wdfmgr.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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