Windows Media Player Rich Preview Handler by Microsoft

Remove wmprph.exe
Version:   11.0.6001.7000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840)
MD5:   68e2efc8880d5fb7dcbcc7bb83f175d3
SHA1:   dda88f7f2721842bc6ad35e3e33f76ef03eb53fb
SHA256:   6465aaa6fc5adf7015b57e54de2a29f10e0c55be2e9ac50de585f460a1c57546
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)

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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:69 KB (70,656 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
More details


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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