What is cmiboot.exe?
Cmiboot.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if cmiboot.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Cmiboot.exe file information
The process cmiboot.exe contains no information about its author.
Description: Cmiboot.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file cmiboot.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 65,536 bytes.
The program has a visible window. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Cmiboot.exe is not a Windows system file. Cmiboot.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. cmiboot.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware disguises itself as cmiboot.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the cmiboot.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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