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VersionsAdditional versions

12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.36%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.36%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 71.73%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 15.18%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.96%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 1.89%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.14%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.14%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.19%
(Note, Microsoft publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)


Media Foundation DLL by Microsoft

Remove mf.dll
Version:   12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   946916925079d90f7c9639263beb87ec
SHA1:   71637f8982319a3fcc99d7538a8a15431e23b3a1
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is mf.dll?

Microsoft Media Foundation enables the development of applications and components for using digital media on Windows Vista and later.

About mf.dll (from Microsoft)

Media Foundation is the next generation multimedia platform for Windows that enables developers, consumers, and content providers to embrace the new wave of premium content with enhanced robustness, u


mf.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This version is designed to run on Windows 7.


File name:mf.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Media Foundation DLL
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\mf.dll
Original name:mf.dll.mui
File version:12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:12.0.7600.16385
Size:3.03 MB (3,177,984 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
More details


Approved shell extension
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'MF ADTS Property Handler' with CLSID {80009818-f38f-4af1-87b5-eadab9433e58}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
Windows 7 Starter 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 47.47% of Media Foundation DLL.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 25.38%
Hewlett-Packard 21.15%
ASUS 15.38%
Toshiba 12.31%
Acer 11.54%
Sony 6.15%
Lenovo 2.31%
Alienware 1.54%
Samsung 1.54%
Sahara 0.77%
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