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Windows 7: WMI Provider Virus

25 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
WMI Provider Virus

Hi, i think there is a virus in my computer, i may be wrong but better safe than sorry.
I disabled WMIProvider, but its still running in Task Manager. And it also is not associated with any group like Local, Windows. And its using occasional 5-10% System Resources.

Please, help?


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25 Sep 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

What anti-spyware/anti-virus programs do you have installed? Are they updated and have you ran an in depth scan with both?
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