How to Remove “WMIPRVSD.DLL”

What is WMIPRVSD.DLL?

The file named WMIPRVSD.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is part of the Windows operating system and is used by the program WMI. A wide range of DLL files are associated with the OS and this is one important file as many others. The file is safe against virus issues. It has a threat level of 0.

WMIPRVSD.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\wbem\wmiprvsd.dll. The total size of the file found is 847 kilobytes. The version of the program found is 10.0.14251.1000. The system process will have adverse effects if it is removed due to virus infection. The program is essential for Windows operating system to run.

Affected Platform: Windows 7, 8, 10

How to check if your computer is infected with WMIPRVSD.DLL malware?

If your system is affected by WMIPRVSD.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • WMIPRVSD.DLL occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32\wbem\wmiprvsd.dll, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WMIPRVSD.DLL malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove WMIPRVSD.DLL and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 January 2012 at 5:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 65c761ef80d41147
25fa61e35ea229ab
83b1f4ed
ad51afae708bdf3a
90251eeaf631f8d4
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090206
-1316)
5.1.2600.5
755
Ukraine N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8fdb1da4dd45d445
cde0ea1417f6229c
26c4eeba
25a5b7aa4cdfbdca
732df2e1317b6a1b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
gdr.090206
-1234)
5.1.2600.5
755
Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 November 2012 at 1:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 63daa0d355cee584
3f399097dc156951
4ced0ac4
d85c674375e5fa2c
f87b44bb4ee80c38
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
France
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ae1d8b163bf243f8
ada8940efecf1297
d6917d49
c40677974fd705d9
3b81f262f97b75cf
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
Canada
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3bfd3b6d24b13d5d
b55d80894a4d81de
02b06b86
42d1bc73e553a481
6f61f5f84812010b
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Spain
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6e557df9b0fc6ff6
0991786628ac7288
7ca08763
1bbc98bc6d6d8b90
4f10869f028bfcb2
No 10.0.18898
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18898
.1000
Internal Submission
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