How to Remove “wmiapsrv.exe”

Whjat is wmiapsrv.exe?

wmiapsrv.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as WMI Performance Adapter Service. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after wmiapsrv.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with wmiapsrv.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with wmiapsrv.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • wmiapsrv.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible wmiapsrv.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove wmiapsrv.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the wmiapsrv.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 May 2018 at 5:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable aa5855075b683ba8
ec51b41d2bb5a35e
c119f9f0
665cad213867fafd
3734ab51d3cc006e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a3de8c9c6137be31
5aa7324afeaaa4f2
cb2e82b3
91050a080f008c5a
c5e15831739b8237
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.211.57.71/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 908cd5188125d167
8074b4360a0c83ee
ccc23b69
ad4496d594f11eaa
31cd430e84524a32
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8c40b654b5f81c88
93d64a5a47857b12
634fe29c
202dca2d8e79f23b
33a62b64ecfc3acc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 July 2018 at 3:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 011d87716430fb25
f31f54e705c77283
04117de5
313a0de44f014bfa
e8660e55544497f3
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 16d9a23d23b1c860
4816d816842446d9
42e0c3db
bc5d82b48beb64be
55aeb1c79ebce06a
No 6.3.9600.1
8144
(winblue_l
tsb.151119
-0600)
6.3.9600.1
8144
United States
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