"WMI Performance Adapter - WmiApSrv.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "WMI Performance Adapter" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "WMI Performance Adapter" service related to WmiApSrv.exe?

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A

"WMI Performance Adapter" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides performance library information from Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) providers to clients on the network. This service only runs when Performance Data Helper is activated." "WMI Performance Adapter" service is provided by WmiApSrv.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "WMI Performance Adapter" service:

Service name: wmiApSrv
Display name: WMI Performance Adapter
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"WMI Performance Adapter" service is provided by an EXE file called: WmiApSrv.exe:

Name: WmiApSrv.exe
Location: C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe
Description: WMI Performance Reverse Adapter
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 133 KB (136,192 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:14:46 PM

Disabling "WMI Performance Adapter" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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