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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is called the Windows Management Service, it is part of your Windows operating system. This file is used by your system support to manage and maintain the many user accounts on a network or pc. This file is not considered adware or spyware. Visit winmgmt.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 winmgmt.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location is not currently shown here.


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

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

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