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9.00.00.4503 4.01%
9.00.00.4503 0.01%
9.00.00.4503 0.01%
9.00.00.4503 0.01%
9.00.00.4503 0.07%
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9.00.00.3250 1.83%
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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
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:   10.00.00.3802
MD5:   bccd2c7188b78e5c67b702580c8afba7
SHA1:   d2f2e31ee70e979e0de346df3edf14b4081cbe7a
SHA256:   206e05a5075e91458c77332baaa2844b58ce12886eb82870d58a36ce25ff126a
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:10.00.00.3802
Size:72 KB (73,728 bytes)
Digital DNA
Entropy:6.489287
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
 
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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 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 ...
Microsoft Corporation
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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
  • [UDP] listens on port 1427

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.01007039%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00822703%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00184336%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:3,922 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Context switches:121/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:19.59 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):19.59 MB
    Private (minimum):5.77 MB
    Non-paged memory:19.59 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:107.03 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):109.8 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:6.49 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):26.95 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:15
    12
    Handles:381
    600
    GUI GDI count:477
    103
    GUI USER count:77
    49

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Undefined
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetcC:6 /shellhlp_v9 play /dataobjecC:nefepehfbaaaaaaaoabaaaaaaaaaaaaaamaaaaaaaaaaaageaaaaaaaafaaaaaaajjogjmgejijofjlhgmnpieicbbkhjndffbacaaaampeaigfaailokdbhglgelkefaaaaaaaa
    Owner:User
    Parent process:Explorer.EXE (Windows Explorer by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    wmplayer.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.05340352%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.02833078%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.02507274%
    0.165382%
    Context switches:49/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:72 KB
    1.16 MB
    msvcrt.dll (Windows NT CRT DLL by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.01303384%
    Kernel CPU:0.00136951%
    User CPU:0.01166433%
    Memory:352 KB
    wmp.dll
    Total CPU:0.00765178%
    Kernel CPU:0.00092097%
    User CPU:0.00673081%
    Context switches:36/sec
    Memory:5.28 MB
    mswmdm.dll
    Total CPU:0.00070861%
    Kernel CPU:0.00014172%
    User CPU:0.00056689%
    Memory:324 KB
    wininet.dll
    Total CPU:0.00028347%
    Kernel CPU:0.00014174%
    User CPU:0.00014174%
    Memory:664 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    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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