Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: wmiprvse using CPU

30 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
wmiprvse using CPU

just noticed my computer is running its CPU's at 20-40%, heating up my CPU. I have windows 7 pro, and have not maybe any recent changes that I can recall.

what to do?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Maybe this can works to you:
Found an easy fix to this problem. Restart the “Windows management Instrumentation” Service. The dependent services will restart in the proper order and you’ll see the CPU go way down to normal levels.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 wmiprvse using CPU

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Lately this process has been taking up 30-50% of my CPU for no reason it seems and is making my computer lag. What is it and what can I do to make it consume less resources?
Performance & Maintenance
WmiPrvSE.exe out of control
I'm posting this although there have been quite a few past postings on the same topic - but nothing recent. And, many of the discussions don't seem to focus on how to repair the problem. And my searching of other forums has found no recent reports of this problem. Several days ago, I saw (in...
General Discussion
wmiprvse.exe using CPU
i added a SSD to my computer. not sure if related, but later i started to see the above executible running about 20% of my cpu, causing my cpu temperature to go up, then the computer turns off; not sure if due to hi temp (63 degrees celcius). i have never seen this executible use cpu before...
Performance & Maintenance
WmiPrvSE.exe using CPU
Why is WmiPrvSE.exe using my CPU so much???
General Discussion
wmiprvSE.exe devouring cpu
My wmiprvSE.exe process keeps using up most of my cpu power and is completely draining my battery because of it. As far as I can tell, it always happens when I'm using my laptop unplugged and happens immediately after logging on, starting up, or returning from standby. I know that it's not spyware,...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:58.
Twitter Facebook Google+