Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

12.0.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 5.00%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 45.00%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 25.00%
11.0.6001.7000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 10.00%
11.0.6001.7000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 5.00%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 10.00%


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
TraceMessage, RegDeleteValueW, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegEnumValueW, GetTraceEnableFlags, GetTraceEnableLevel, GetTraceLoggerHandle, RegisterTraceGuidsW, UnregisterTraceGuids, RegEnumKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW
GetObjectW, CreateCompatibleBitmap, CreateCompatibleDC, SelectObject, BitBlt, DeleteDC, GetDeviceCaps, DeleteObject, CreateSolidBrush, GetStockObject
SetLastError, GlobalUnlock, GlobalLock, GlobalAlloc, GetVersionExW, VirtualProtect, VirtualAlloc, GetSystemInfo, VirtualQuery, MultiByteToWideChar, lstrcpyW, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, InterlockedDecrement, LoadLibraryW, FlushInstructionCache, lstrcmpiW, GetCurrentThreadId, SetEvent, CloseHandle, WaitForSingleObject, lstrcpynW, GetModuleFileNameW, FreeLibrary, CreateThread, CreateEventW, lstrcatW, lstrlenA, SizeofResource, LoadResource, FindResourceW, LoadLibraryExW, Sleep, GetCommandLineW, lstrcmpW, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, lstrlenW, DeleteFileW, GetModuleHandleW, GetLastError, RaiseException, InterlockedIncrement, HeapDestroy, GetCurrentProcess, CompareStringW, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetCurrentProcessId, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetProcAddress, HeapFree, GetProcessHeap, HeapAlloc, LoadLibraryA, VirtualFree, InterlockedExchange, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetStartupInfoW, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, GetModuleHandleA, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW
CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemFree, StringFromCLSID, CLSIDFromProgID, CLSIDFromString, CoTaskMemAlloc, OleLockRunning, CoInitialize, CoUninitialize, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoRegisterClassObject, CoRevokeClassObject, OleUninitialize, OleInitialize, CreateStreamOnHGlobal
SHParseDisplayName, SHCreateItemFromIDList
CreateAcceleratorTableW, SetWindowTextW, GetWindowTextW, GetWindowTextLengthW, RegisterWindowMessageW, CharNextW, PostThreadMessageW, CharPrevW, DispatchMessageW, GetMessageW, EndPaint, GetWindow, ReleaseCapture, GetClassNameW, GetDlgItem, wsprintfW, IsChild, SetCapture, RedrawWindow, InvalidateRgn, InvalidateRect, ReleaseDC, GetDC, GetClientRect, CallWindowProcW, GetSysColor, DestroyWindow, UnregisterClassW, SetWindowPos, GetWindowLongW, SetWindowLongW, SetClassLongW, GetFocus, IsWindow, BeginPaint, GetParent, FillRect, SetFocus, GetDesktopWindow, GetClassInfoExW, LoadCursorW, RegisterClassExW, SendMessageW, SetParent, ShowWindow, PostMessageW, CreateWindowExW, DefWindowProcW


Windows Media Player Rich Preview Handler by Microsoft

Remove wmprph.exe
Version:   11.0.6001.7000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840)
MD5:   103a8006a79d95eb50ffca27855a25ff
SHA1:   10abc11aa986bfbaa47183363062567fb4dd2d8d
SHA256:   d41982e2e7dfdcf6fe252f34038d36020e857ed42222d908a4a6a93c0309f13f
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is wmprph.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 wmprph.exe (from Microsoft)

By sharing your media, you can do all of these things on your private network. (Media sharing does not allow you to share files outside of your network, however. For example, you cannot use media shar


File name:wmprph.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player Rich Preview Handler
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmprph.exe
File version:11.0.6001.7000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840)
Product version:11.0.6001.7000
Size:58 KB (59,392 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
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The following programs will install this file
Amazon Services LLC
6% remove
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 to download entire albums or playlists and automatically import them into iTunes or Windows Media Player.
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 ...
Microsoft Corporation
5% remove
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 Lecteur, notamment des informations sur les fonctionnalités, la résolution de problèmes, etc. Personnalisez votre Lecteur avec des apparences, des visualisations et des plug-ins faciles à installer et vous bénéficierez d'un nouveau look et de f...


Approved shell extension
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • CLSID: {031EE060-67BC-460d-8847-E4A7C5E45A27}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8.1 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.00%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 5.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 46.67% of Windows Media Player Rich Preview Handler.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
ASUS 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
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