Is WMIADAP.exe safe?
WMIADAP.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 WMIADAP.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.
WMIADAP.exe file information
The process known as WMI or WMI Reverse Performance Adapter Maintenance Utility belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: WMIADAP.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WMIADAP.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - normally C:\WINDOWS\system32\WBEM\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 196,608 bytes (92% of all occurrences), 183,808 bytes and 11 more variants.
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. WMIADAP.exe is not a Windows system file. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. WMIADAP.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 21% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If problems with WMIADAP.exe occur, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Microsoft Data Access).
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If WMIADAP.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 2% dangerous. The file size is 117,248 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 115,200 bytes, 116,736 bytes or 196,608 bytes. WMIADAP.exe is a Windows core system file. The program has no visible window. WMIADAP.exe is a Microsoft signed file. WMIADAP.exe is able to monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WMIADAP.exe. Therefore, you should check the WMIADAP.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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