VersionsVersions 4.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.07% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 1.83% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.05%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 15.06%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.11%
12.0.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.26%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.24%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.23%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 44.94%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
11.0.6002.18311 (vistasp2_gdr.100913-0337) 13.32%
11.0.6000.6353 (vista_gdr.090910-0436) 0.50%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.01%
11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421) 2.28%
11.0.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006) 8.37%
11.0.5358.4827 (WMP_11.060509-2009) 0.01% 0.09% 0.01% 0.21% 0.01% 0.22% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.97% 0.12% 0.01%



Windows Media Player by Microsoft

Remove wmplayer.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


There are 39 versions of wmplayer.exe in the wild, the latest version being wmplayer.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 100.14 KB. The programs Windows Media Player 11, AcidWax and Cisco WebEx Meetings have been observed as installing specific variations of wmplayer.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 47.3 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 56.36 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 807.19 KB per minute for reads and 36.64 KB per minute for writes.

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

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Windows Media Player.)
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Amazon Services LLC
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Amazon MP3 is an online music store owned and operated by Amazon MP3's catalog is accessible from the web site by searching for an artist or title name. To download purchased mu...
Amazon Services LLC
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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 ...
Cisco WebEx LLC
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Meet, collaborate, and share in a whole new way. It's easy to prepare because everything you need is in one place. Share anything on your computer and generate ideas fast. Next steps are crystal clear...
Cisco WebEx LLC
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Dino Nuhagic
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DWA-130 software package includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities and quick start guides and wizard to support this wireless adapter.
LG Electronics
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Microsoft Corporation
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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 play...
Microsoft Corporation
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Fix Windows Media Player video, and other media or library issues. Windows Media Player may not be set up correctly and may not run as expected. Windows Media Player may have to run the first time set...
Microsoft Corporation
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Obtenez le Lecteur Windows Media pour votre version de Windows ou découvrez comment lire des fichiers Windows Media sur votre Mac. Obtenez de l'aide et des procédures relatives à votre version du Lect...
Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Corporation
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Olsen Software
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Olsen Software
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Apache OpenOffice (AOO) is an open-source office productivity software suite containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics, formula editor, and database management applications. OpenO...
Skype Technologies S.A.
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Yahoo! Inc.
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of wmplayer.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Shell open commands
  • WPLFile
  • WMZFile
  • WMVFile
  • WMSFile
  • wmafile
  • mpegfile
  • mp3file
  • AVIFile
  • AUFile
Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'IviDVDEventHandler'
  • Handler name 'MSWMPBurnCDOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSRipCDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MSPlayCDAudioOnArrival'
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe'

VersionsAll file variations of wmplayer.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
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9c869deacc779dd93af51fa798270ba9 7b264cd4dbd3303f7f409eb0c9a4c6d303b468aa 72 KB
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0ab401de56cbf1c875cc31bdf788d6e7 6389c8c8d52a24b81688d1e12077bb94a11c6109 72 KB
fc89e7a33c1aee0ce0df22a56358539b c345cb1d3c8d8aed400e9dc4fa8f2fcf9c19f9ab 72 KB
b2e799e52e0b1bce13575e088a808c18 74d621c1e7afb47411769f45a03f9c2317ee41f6 72 KB
5c27b85537c32c899b4df07769fac023 5b341f3d3dda317c5f7852bd2a57f4f7917a21be 72 KB
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3dc0fb8632f81ab5d56d733f3ef8da1f 295bcf279c788cffbb209c2e9cfcd7eefe456c13 72 KB
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d478331fee85e840f7d89edd06190dfc b6349961e4e079aa75326c1aecfea37ee7d8c868 62.5 KB
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ed88e25b167ee499183c595de13e43a3 d97ca36d6b0e7c82cd3ea9d2b54501a7cfab0f32 72 KB
b1039bf6f140f9fc1b67c45dc6ec0eb6 7ad5e909d6c62a651bc9321110224f10e8395d73 72 KB
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c603869844d88bbb986b85e60c270a1d 57b539a006943ea942fb65b059360f6c95607fdd 72 KB
9f40532b1f0424297188e6e48bfb90f8 8480a16b906432bfc661bab560cbead42c3ce03a 72 KB
9885606954e0f9e8901a194c3adcac78 6515d1c10e0347898e60281f8442801a7a52f2e7 72 KB
af7a25f5a4c647761e493937f5fe5cc7 b5e3b560fe3e74b1f54e8f41a69601a9ea9ce31f 80 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8 17.50%
Windows 8 Pro 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 15.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.75%
Windows Seven Black Edition 2.50%
Windows 7 Professional 2.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 2.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 30.75% of Windows Media Player.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 19.63%
Lenovo 14.81%
Acer 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 12.96%
ASUS 11.11%
Sony 7.41%
Intel 7.41%
Samsung 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
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