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Windows Media Player by Microsoft

Remove wmplayer.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


wmplayer.exe has 111 known versions, the most recent one is wmplayer.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 125.96 KB. The programs Windows Media Player 11, WebEx and Windows Media Player 9 Hotfix [See KB885492 for more information] have been observed as installing specific variations of wmplayer.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 46.28 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 54.93 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 881.8 KB per minute for reads and 39.21 KB per minute for writes.

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

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Windows Media Player.)
9% remove
Amazon Services LLC
11% remove
Amazon MP3 is an online music store owned and operated by Amazon MP3's catalog is accessible from the web site by searching for an artist or title name. To download purchased mu...
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 ...
Cisco WebEx LLC
7% remove
Meet, collaborate, and share in a whole new way. It's easy to prepare because everything you need is in one place. Share anything on your computer and generate ideas fast. Next steps are crystal clear...
Cisco WebEx LLC
5% remove
WebEx Meetings for collaboration allows you take care of business more efficiently by eliminating back-and-forth email. Show documents, applications and your desktop to remote attendees in real time. ...
Dino Nuhagic
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nLite is a tool for pre-installation Windows configuration and component removal at your choice. Optional bootable image ready for burning on media or testing in virtual machines. With nLite you will ...
11% remove
DWA-130 software package includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities and quick start guides and wizard to support this wireless adapter.
LG Electronics
11% remove
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 play...
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 Lect...
Microsoft Corporation
9% remove
Fix Windows Media Player video, and other media or library issues. Windows Media Player may not be set up correctly and may not run as expected. Windows Media Player may have to run the first time set...
Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Corporation
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Olsen Software
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Olsen Software
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11% remove
Apache OpenOffice (AOO) is an open-source office productivity software suite containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics, formula editor, and database management applications. OpenO...
PG Music Inc.
7% remove
Skype Technologies S.A.
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Skype is a proprietary Voice over IP service and software application. The service allows users to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging ov...
Yahoo! Inc.
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Just sign into Yahoo! Mail to enjoy the same Yahoo! Messenger for the Web service you know and love. Yahoo! Messenger within Yahoo! Mail also allows you to chat with your Facebook and Windows Live fri...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of wmplayer.exe, select a unique version for details.)
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'

VersionsAll file variations of wmplayer.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
97364267f7ec88285957fe24bd39eb58 8cfdddc7d5b439944ac3127756b63de7d1dd17e5 72 KB
9c869deacc779dd93af51fa798270ba9 7b264cd4dbd3303f7f409eb0c9a4c6d303b468aa 72 KB
bc9f986e74bc012046a23ac63f030020 0c9863bd1e0faf0b78dbc4750602759bfd72cf64 72 KB
0ab401de56cbf1c875cc31bdf788d6e7 6389c8c8d52a24b81688d1e12077bb94a11c6109 72 KB
fc89e7a33c1aee0ce0df22a56358539b c345cb1d3c8d8aed400e9dc4fa8f2fcf9c19f9ab 72 KB
b2e799e52e0b1bce13575e088a808c18 74d621c1e7afb47411769f45a03f9c2317ee41f6 72 KB
5c27b85537c32c899b4df07769fac023 5b341f3d3dda317c5f7852bd2a57f4f7917a21be 72 KB
7d4d849c7d8966689044209fb0324b8c 35a785c36ce5ac7e30671b09040852edc208f27f 72 KB
a0d2fe4cf5718d11e4700e2667c61b5f e041613bd11c8ff681962b2935e40404566d08ea 72 KB
b3b844904d9ba90af74dfc8ba8378dcf fbf3998df6d1906fafa40a638873d8ef510cb570 72 KB
48f0fb34d7aac0a48e005c796f79a94b 2233de761288052dc13ed1c8b102a4156298e04a 72 KB
48cdab5eb8c952534ae2c5aed72ccb70 a68607d6b1fe806be5dd2ead33a63a577ae60193 72 KB
9463e99d5d76da0a03cab37ec80003f9 8cd194de6e6f4814aa8d064d3fc83ca68db32bef 72 KB
ea0d6a56a9010add76ea7bc515a2dea9 c7c28a3565cf03d752eeef95e9848cda6c816523 72 KB
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a6a2b27014746f32c9b8455c5903b935 87f5fa7aaab9932bc41f5824ee85e1af18fdf0e6 72 KB
7175c3425fc9ab6abaeaf56863303dd7 54a9f47accf024807fc33cbf47c2e7543aac6cdc 161 KB
06ded592509c655bdd10b7b29a588fb5 6680b41fe5847c91b34bc5de8ef37db81210f67a 161 KB
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0b3ad519040cf72ef2404c02b1a4ce46 849aad7e454aa1dc0400682e5fdd8dd7377fd352 196 KB
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051d364ec12cc2920b156c1607211161 ad28d1f97ab42493b8be77e48a256845b67de733 432 KB
6327908c059864c6f4feeb8a67031f49 9be0c6720badfca9fd2032637d5541d4e12acac7 429.5 KB
76bde148f0b4abee5d15ee00386c9b32 f2add2bcea18e96786687eba6ab0b6c1658d3d58 166.5 KB
77bab97c1aebac9aa3a9a97ec5ca2bad 7c653c5f36353298b7c2dbe903337411cf1cad18 188 KB
2d3807b97a09a0ff87a010e2c0c49057 adf2037294a7cf4f8dec9143358867b3e121dc97 406 KB
11afc25168ca5d0ded22765d37f4639e 564b7ce5a05ac065479c9b9429f6f1cd6f0d9d0d 163.5 KB
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2d821afa5a1a9ca7f9f997a1aad09e72 fd28eb980bbc499d5f231ded8c5d95de1a4cc4d5 165 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8 17.50%
Windows 8 Pro 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 15.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.75%
Windows Seven Black Edition 2.50%
Windows 7 Professional 2.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 2.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 30.75% of Windows Media Player.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 19.63%
Lenovo 14.81%
Acer 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 12.96%
ASUS 11.11%
Sony 7.41%
Intel 7.41%
Samsung 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
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