What does the dsiwmis.exe file do?
The dsiwmis.exe process is also known as Dritek WMI Service and is a part of Launch Manager or, as the case may be, Dritek WMI Service. This software is produced by Dritek System (www.dritek.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of dsiwmis.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Dritek WMI service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Dritek WMI service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- dsiwmis.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module dsiwmis.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about dsiwmis.exe Dritek WMI service
dsiwmis.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file dsiwmis.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 321,104 bytes (33% of all these files), 353,360 bytes as well as 18 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. For this reason, 24% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves dsiwmis.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about dsiwmis?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Launch Manager or Dritek WMI Service
To remove Dritek WMI service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Launch Manager or Dritek WMI Service in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if dsiwmis.exe (Dritek WMI service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Dritek WMI service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Dritek WMI service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or dsiwmis.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.