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I've tried everything that I could think of, but I just can't solve this one. The WmiPrvSE.exe process + ntdll.dll eats up to 15% of my CPU (Dual-Core E6700 @ 3.20GHz) on my PC the whole time. I tried suspending the service, restarting it, uninstalling recently installed programs etc. Still the same..

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit.

Here's a screenshot from Process Explorer:

I would appreciate any help.

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Did you run the WMI Diagnostic utility – Justin Dearing Aug 11 '12 at 12:37
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You can try to rebuild your WMI repository.

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It helped, for now anyway. Thank you! – Drejon Aug 11 '12 at 13:36

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