Windows Media Player Deskband by Microsoft

Remove wmpband.dll
Version:   11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
MD5:   e9e7c5fe4ca9bc289b5ed30cb15c69e3
SHA1:   ed0314299bc4816ab6b8a2c37ab241a0bc0c7d80
SHA256:   ea2ac183502e78003a790d9ee2c8359a12c3d0ed6b408435bec694ab47760597
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is wmpband.dll?

Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP) is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile-based devices.

About wmpband.dll (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:wmpband.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player Deskband
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmpband.dll
Original name:wmdband.dll.mui
File version:11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Product version:11.0.6000.6324
Size:267 KB (273,408 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


Approved shell extension
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Windows Media Player' with CLSID {0a4286ea-e355-44fb-8086-af3df7645bd9}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 71.96%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.17%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.58%
Windows Vista Business 4.23%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.53%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.39% of Windows Media Player Deskband.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 28.40%
Hewlett-Packard 19.75%
Toshiba 13.58%
Sony 12.35%
Gateway 9.88%
ASUS 7.41%
Acer 4.32%
Lenovo 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
American Megatrends 0.62%
Packard Bell 0.62%
Samsung 0.62%
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