IIS Worker Process

w3wp.exe. What is it?

The w3wp.exe is a IIS Worker Process.

This file is part of Internet Information Services. W3wp.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. W3wp.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 798,208 bytes.


W3wp.exe creates new records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your system performance to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures. Free scan for PC issues (Special offer. See more information about Outbyte, uninstall instructions, EULA and Privacy Policy)


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: IIS Worker ProcessPart Of: Internet Information ServicesCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%
subfolder in %PROGRAM_FILES%
subfolder in %WINDOWS%
subfolder in %SYSTEM%
Keywords(s): system, hidden, monitorFilesize(s): 798,208 bytes, 57,344 bytes, 6,656 bytes, 7,168 bytes, 20,480 bytes, 19,456 bytes, 48,128 bytes, 19,968 bytes, 22,016 bytes


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Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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