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Is it complicated process to end WMI in Window8?

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Hi WMI eat a lot CPU. i tried several times to end it in task manager. but it always is there. Anyone has some suggestion? Thank you
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What is running to spawn WMI? I never had that issue with Windows 8. The same machine is now Windows 10 and now issue with it.

What is running?
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Thanks for your fast reply. I do not know your question. I only feel the PC is running very slow. and found the WMI is eating a lot CPU
The whole name is "WMI provider host"
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Please look at this Microsoft Thread.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-performance/wmi-provider-host-constantly-disrupting/8e1ead34-d25f-4ee5-8eb1-7a6afe3c0696

It was tracked down to malware called Conduit Search. I have heard of this and you need to remove Conduit Search
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Review this article for removing Conduit Search.

https://malwaretips.com/blogs/conduit-search-removal/
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after i configured msconfig, i solved the issue. thanks
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solved
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I am glad you got it solved.
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