Windows Media Player Launcher by Microsoft

Remove wmlaunch.exe
Version:   12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   1e7509c70109ef997489c8e368b67223
SHA1:   9e6a0421c29afdee8263c5a49bc1bfab67c79708
SHA256:   8ea713b95f32c31a11bb1dded4cc8b9620014600f122fff3852c082d9af67b1b
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:257 KB (263,168 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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The following programs will install this file
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 ...
PG Music Inc.
7% remove


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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