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What is winmgmt.exe? Windows Management

Vendor:      Microsoft
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Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: winmgmt.exe processes requests for Windows Management Instrumentation services. Leave running.

winmgmt.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.05%
Average CPU use for this program: 2%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
winmgmt.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x945d0fae2735ac677fda531f3d54700e More File Information 12/16/2014 Unsigned 1 18 73 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x6902301d9eaeedf4da0798a8456cebcf More File Information 12/16/2014 Unsigned 1 6 56 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x56352a6a7211750e20ee8a7cd5305a96 More File Information 12/16/2014 Unsigned 1 3 13 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xdb505139f7664f294a8b53a5f289f08a More File Information 12/15/2014 Unsigned 0 9 33 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xa0a40254ead362e0ffd10c755e5589f7 More File Information 12/15/2014 Unsigned 0 8 31 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xc4cbd61ddfcb195f02023971df208653 More File Information 12/12/2014 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x3507a9fcc324fc32372bb268042bb3ac More File Information 12/12/2014 Unsigned 0 4 4 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x092579dc0605f9e0afc60f24e7b7faae More File Information 11/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x7cd55c66db458fb8a5b9196b71be3184 More File Information 11/27/2014 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x3950677bf949a7e31627128514b50427 More File Information 11/26/2014 Unsigned 0 0 9 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x9a2d2d2f2f0d7a9666390d2d47b9443f More File Information 11/4/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x9c09b7b025c30a85c220af48dbf495b9 More File Information 10/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x1f63bff0c60de4e9c24042c0635c790f More File Information 9/19/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x8a6f9d660de0e952906a92469ace61d9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 LooksLike.Win32.Malware!vb (v)
15 Status 0x056352a6a7211750e20ee8a7cd5305a9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x823a3d6b7d33f10d18d3792c92bc4548 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xc6252d21a543f04af3e7daf358be68a4 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x1065daa66718ebd5c196a672fce04373 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x94d7c7cb99f48652fa89cfe8db7761a5 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x05b2001e1bc653fd6091e741b46f71b4 12/14/2014 9:23:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
2 Status 0x974ee1a488a7af678f84826b588d4af1 1/23/2012 9:53:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
3 Status 0x7e6161bb1ed846f0588bacf2b7d093fb 9/20/2011 6:02:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
4 Status 0x8edcfb61bdc3f5c72b9a47b4f2bd63d8 8/25/2011 11:35:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
5 Status 0x881b54a3cb9822c6fba9fa56b49a6030 8/8/2011 4:22:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
6 Status 0xb426e21b3192cc8f87c7ff74bf013645 7/3/2011 12:48:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0070 Windows Management 192 KB
7 Status 0xb57b710f1859cfde2b6d158f7b2d13e7 4/19/2011 3:02:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
8 Status 0x453b0721be6d1db6b17b187ed13a016c 1/21/2011 8:45:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
9 Status 0x53e401eadfbf35cb634c1f747822ea65 1/7/2011 11:33:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
10 Status 0x07711a7d5c36815e31011a27c9b1bd2c 12/25/2010 1:26:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
11 Status 0x2baccb9264d2cf9171c38891baeaf41f 12/11/2010 1:37:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
12 Status 0x72ade16ada0e605f324af821d958cc03 9/25/2010 5:30:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
13 Status 0x8666e38abd56d9d325026c4d869ccdf7 8/15/2010 1:23:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0029 Windows Management 192 KB
14 Status 0x3aab0a23bfdf4ca1a40553cfdba94315 7/12/2010 12:45:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
15 Status 0x06032f3c6108db42b91f94c57c6ef404 6/6/2010 7:04:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0001 Windows Management 188 KB
16 Status 0xba200f7e84a0eba75185bd5a2ec7e813 5/12/2010 3:09:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0009 Windows Management 192 KB
17 Status 0x26179b0a7c6bd0587df1d9dbfd156113 3/1/2010 7:03:00 PM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
18 Status 0x0adacf04de5ed785e0d8420515237962 11/30/2009 1:49:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0100 Windows Management 192 KB
19 Status 0x0533ecdc7fceb913b38c3322921de2f9 11/11/2009 7:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 212 KB
20 Status 0x2ff6f5c4b84dc5bd0cec341854086670 10/6/2009 6:28:00 AM Unknown 1.50.1085.0001 Windows Management 188 KB
21 Status 0x9f4ed6f27b70e816891eb125e93718eb 8/13/2009 11:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 192 KB
22 Status 0xabfd4ac8529c15faa70056872fc3e272 8/12/2009 2:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 212 KB
23 Status 0x38811c50656b5cd453f5c37e80c1ddaf 7/13/2009 7:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 212 KB
24 Status 0x0d6001c1f5ec4b3beb91a554212801b2 7/5/2009 9:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 192 KB
25 Status 0x5367607c65dd3b96a2850836ae32b789 5/5/2009 10:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Management 192 KB



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