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: 22 February 2009 at 1:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bab18b044c17be33
60ac3df96518ab54
e72d07f8
2b2d88bb08f7a2ee
1c5fc1fad8e0a92b
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 0917e265db446c46
b84858099e4849a8
cea1ee9a
92ffb6db67ad492b
9c9264a13b5cd258
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable dc231f3c61756cc6
f0c9931d72a41f09
068338ce
bbe062bcc3077763
d157a4a25c12dcf0
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.jet
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Brazil N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 68816064879953da
8c5f1d5cfeb9fff2
3381ab80
114df65e7478a148
3e8d2d1275e9d4a5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nepal N/A
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28

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 9:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 025f357a349de235
6e759fa7408a7097
d65a4cdf
6eb6b66517b048d8
7dc1856ddf1f4c3f
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 683eb00945019f3b
cb86ea2bedf7780d
ee41450f
e0673f1106e62a68
d2257e376079f821
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 16049d002b667575
9345941849f80bf9
441ea9fe
c537b70d8ede999a
81e8f7c56f07b665
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 683eb00945019f3b
cb86ea2bedf7780d
ee41450f
e0673f1106e62a68
d2257e376079f821
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
United Kingdom
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