why is c:/windows/system32/wbem/wmiadap.exe trying to install every time I boot up?
virus or real update??
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You can usually find the wmiadap.exe file in "C:/Windows/system32/WBEM/WMIADAP.EXE" folder. If it is found anywhere else,please know that wmiadap.exe may be a virus, adware, trojan, or worm. Check your PC with WEBROOT SCAN MY COMPUTERto see that it is not infected.
C:WindowsSystem32wbem good file; below? hopefully Microsoft trustedinstaller.
Ran scan and no infection shown. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
wmiadap.exe is a legitimate Windows file and why would you want to delete it? More on the file: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394528(v=vs.85).aspx and here: http://www.file.net/process/wmiadap.exe.html but if you feel it's an infection please Submit a Support Ticket and they will give you a Security Check Free with your paid subscription!
Hope ths info helps,
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Sounds like a false positive (FP) to me, which happens some times. And therefore the quickest way to get that corrected is to Open a Support Ticket to let the Support Team know and get them to check/whitelist the file in question.
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Have you looked in the Quarantine Folder? Webroot User Guide
To block or allow a file: