Windows Media Player Launcher by Microsoft

Remove wmlaunch.exe
Version:   12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   03f89274649518585a0d6c70d9d9bbf6
SHA1:   ccf1aae29865fd8264d64518352ab4c5e4bc900b
SHA256:   36b7af276ede5f0d97dc9b5b31099ff1e3d308d89b056dfcf28cda4a8069e993
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is wmlaunch.exe?

Windows Media Player Launcher is a small launcher for running the Windows Media Player with the file that you pass it as a parameter. This is useful if you want to do an autoplay CD-ROM with any media file that the Media Player can play. sing this program has two advantages over running the Media Player directly the program will search for the location of Media Player.

About wmlaunch.exe (from Microsoft)

Designed by media lovers, for media lovers. Windows Media Player 12—available only in Windows 7—plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and unprotected songs from your iTunes librar


File name:wmlaunch.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player Launcher
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmlaunch.exe
Original name:wmlaunch.exe.mui
File version:12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:12.0.7600.16385
Size:223 KB (228,352 bytes)
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File packed:No
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The following programs will install this file
Amazon Services LLC
9% remove
The Amazon MP3 Downloader is software you'll use along with Amazon Cloud Player to manage your music. The Downloader is a piece of software that streamlines the process of downloading by enabling you to download entire albums or playlists and automatically import them into iTunes or Windows Media Player.
Microsoft Corporation
5% remove
Windows Media Player 11 was included with Vista with no updates, final release on XP. Windows Media Player is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images .In addition to being a media player, Windows Media Player includes the ability to rip music from and copy music to compact discs, burn recordable discs in Audio CD format or as data discs with playlists ...
Skype Technologies S.A.
5% remove
Skype is a proprietary Voice over IP service and software application. The service allows users to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging over the Internet. Phone calls may be placed to recipients on the traditional telephone networks. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free of charge, while calls to landline telephones and mobile phones are charged via a debit-b...


Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'Power2GoPlayCDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'P2GDVDBurningOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'P2GCDBurningOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'P2GBDBurningOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSWMPBurnDataDVDArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSWMPBurnCDOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSWMDMHandler'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 65.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.31%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.81%
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 3.13%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.56%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 1.56%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 100.00% of Windows Media Player Launcher.
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