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No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions 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%
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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCloseKey, EventUnregister, EventWrite, EventRegister
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
SetForegroundWindow, GetClassNameA, GetParent, GetDesktopWindow, GetWindowThreadProcessId, IsWindowVisible, GetWindow, MessageBoxW, GetSystemMetrics, ShowWindow, FindWindowW, SendMessageTimeoutW, IsIconic, GetClassNameW


Windows Media Player by Microsoft

Remove wmplayer.exe
MD5:   97364267f7ec88285957fe24bd39eb58
SHA1:   8cfdddc7d5b439944ac3127756b63de7d1dd17e5
SHA256:   8db6e6b9437f429321dbf0008541469e71e21937a60796ccb9fac65adff0007f
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
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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] (
  • [UDP] listens on port 1332

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.92056097%
    Kernel CPU:0.50137696%
    User CPU:0.41918401%
    Kernel CPU time:631 ms/min
    User CPU time:268 ms/min
    0 ms/min
    Context switches:715/sec
    Private memory:36.03 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):11.99 MB
    Private (minimum):10.79 MB
    Non-paged memory:36.03 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:117.56 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):118.84 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:10.05 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):29.57 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:23,957/min
    I/O read transfer:461.99 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:206/sec
    I/O write transfer:375.12 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:200/sec
    I/O other transfer:121.19 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:4,050/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:353
    GUI USER count:103

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Command line:"C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetcC:1

    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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