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Windows Start-Up Application

wininit.exe. What is it?

The wininit.exe is a Windows Start-Up Application.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Wininit.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Wininit.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 264,192 bytes.

Important: WOLLF.16 can mask itself as wininit.exe.


The wininit.exe process is safe and disabling it can be dangerous, because programs on your computer need it to work correctly. Some other processes use the same file name.


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


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Windows Start-Up ApplicationPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %WINDOWS%
Keywords(s): system, hiddenFilesize(s): 264,192 bytes, 99,328 bytes, 338,432 bytes, 115,712 bytes, 100,957 bytes, 96,768 bytes, 96,256 bytes, 102,400 bytes

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by Alex on Aug 21, 2012 at 07:15 AM

Windows process, safe

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by tracie on May 10, 2011 at 11:24 AM

roberts bull i told u i would not stop

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