Windows Media Player by Microsoft

Remove wmplayer.exe
MD5:   1fe6d32f89ccb0fbb58fb1df6eaca5f6
SHA1:   f0444bace434a987bd53579767f116d95c8c1d54
SHA256:   aeb5f22d56f00ce8c65454e66fcf3b45f8d81b16b42ce2aaa6c062a132c29166
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is wmplayer.exe?

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 wmplayer.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:wmplayer.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe
Original name:wmplayer.exe.mui
File version:
Size:72 KB (73,728 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'IviDVDEventHandler'
  • Handler name 'IviVideoCDHandler'
  • Handler name 'MSPlayBluRayOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSWMPBurnDataDVDArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSRipCDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSWMPBurnCDOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSPlayCDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSPlayVideoCDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSPlaySuperVideoCDMovieOnArrival'
Shell open commands
  • WPLFile
  • WMZFile
  • WMVFile
  • WMSFile
  • wmafile
  • mpegfile
  • mp3file
  • AUFile
  • AVIFile
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 20.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 30.00% of Windows Media Player.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 30.77%
Acer 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Lenovo 15.38%
ASUS 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
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