Quote: Originally Posted by jimlau
i have windows 7 pro. will go check msconfig. does wmiprvse ever run legitimately for over 20 minutes?
I'm also using 7 Pro 64-bit. I checked Task Manager, msconfig and another tool called Process Explorer
. I don't show wmiprvse on my computer so I have to plead complete ignorance if it should even be on your computer or how long it should run if it's a legitimate process.
But you might want to run Process Explorer. It provides a lot more info than either task manager or msconfig. And you don't have to install it. You can run it inside your browser and the link is at the bottom of the page.
As a personal favor I'd appreciate it if you would keep me updated on what you find out if you can disable it.