Windows Media Player Launcher by Microsoft

Remove wmlaunch.exe
Version:   11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
MD5:   3adbf873ab6f836d368993eb286e85ba
SHA1:   34090914f5ec2af2853060ff71e6b179c3d2ed91
SHA256:   15ec6d6fc15605b7c38a8d8ca3c16e9eff9824131d3d39c69c8e7c31b8c99d80
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:11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Product version:11.0.6000.6324
Size:263 KB (269,312 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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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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