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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
WMIADAP.exe is a software program which was most likely arrived on your computer without you even realizing it. The folder location for this WMIADAP.exe task is shown below, and folder location should always be verified as spyware and virus writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere to fool you. This WMIADAP.exe file is part of a Windows operating system and it is called the WMI Reverse Performance Adapter Maintenance Utility. It will show up in your windows task list if you have done recent updates. This is not related to spyware, malware, viruses, etc. Visit wmiadap.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 wmiadap.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This software module will be found at : C:\Windows\System32\wbem\wmiadap.exe (It will also be found at C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64* path)

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

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

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