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VersionsAdditional versions

12.0.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 4.49%
12.0.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.23%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.00%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 14.41%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.06%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.11%
12.0.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.01%
12.0.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.03%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.08%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.14%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.22%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 43.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.11%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.04%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.02%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
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12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.01%
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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCloseKey, EventUnregister, EventWrite, EventRegister
kernel32.dll
GetLastError, lstrlenW, CompareStringA, ExitProcess, FreeLibrary, SetErrorMode, GetProcAddress, HeapFree, SetCurrentDirectoryW, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, HeapAlloc, CloseHandle, CreateMutexW, GetStartupInfoW, GetProcessHeap, SetThreadPriority, GetCurrentThread, LocalFree, LoadLibraryW, FormatMessageW, GetCommandLineW, GetModuleHandleW, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, LoadLibraryA, InterlockedExchange, LocalAlloc, RaiseException, CompareStringOrdinal, SetProcessDEPPolicy, SetEvent, OpenEventW, LoadLibraryExA
ntdll.dll
memset
user32.dll
SetForegroundWindow, GetClassNameA, GetParent, GetDesktopWindow, GetWindowThreadProcessId, IsWindowVisible, GetWindow, MessageBoxW, GetSystemMetrics, ShowWindow, FindWindowW, SendMessageTimeoutW, IsIconic, GetClassNameW

wmplayer.exe

Windows Media Player by Microsoft

Remove wmplayer.exe
Version:   12.0.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
MD5:   7175c3425fc9ab6abaeaf56863303dd7
SHA1:   54a9f47accf024807fc33cbf47c2e7543aac6cdc
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

DetailsDetails

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:12.0.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version:12.0.9600.16384
Size:161 KB (164,864 bytes)
Build date:8/21/2013 11:48 PM
Digital DNA
Entropy:6.489287
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following program 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 ...

BehaviorsBehaviors

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'
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [TCP] 178.static.CharlotteColo.Com (216.249.101.178:8080)

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00117374%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00005299%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00112075%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:56,391 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:1,643,744/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:320/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:55.96 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):56.39 MB
    Private (minimum):20.02 MB
    Non-paged memory:55.96 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:250.22 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):556.9 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:27.89 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):70.51 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:1,008,104/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:705.97 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:158/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:118.38 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:2/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:193.66 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:390/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:29
    12
    Handles:939
    600
    GUI GDI count:614
    103
    GUI GDI peak:620
    142
    GUI USER count:164
    49
    GUI USER peak:178
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Platform:64-bit
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /skipfue /remoteocxlaunch /suppressdialogs
    • "C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /play -embedding
    Owner:User
    Parent processes:

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    wmplayer.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.04639530%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.00398135%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.04241396%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:4,030,120/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:23/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:176 KB
    1.16 MB
    wow64win.dll
    Total CPU:0.00424435%
    Kernel CPU:0.00181779%
    User CPU:0.00242656%
    CPU cycles:289,137/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    Memory:416 KB

    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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