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VersionsAdditional versions 3.52% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 0.12% 1.61% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 0.00% 0.00%
12.0.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 4.13%
12.0.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.21%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.92%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 13.24%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.06%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.10%
12.0.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.00%
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Windows Media Player by Microsoft

Remove wmplayer.exe
Version:   11.0.6002.18311 (vistasp2_gdr.100913-0337)
MD5:   2d821afa5a1a9ca7f9f997a1aad09e72
SHA1:   fd28eb980bbc499d5f231ded8c5d95de1a4cc4d5
SHA256:   ac91012bc25e45c4ad0441f55c47b83e21c52c0ef6a7762909c4d371ac0dc5a1
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:11.0.6002.18311 (vistasp2_gdr.100913-0337)
Product version:11.0.6002.18311
Size:165 KB (168,960 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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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...


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 57714
  • [UDP] listens on port 55791
  • [UDP] listens on port 63225
  • [UDP] listens on port 63594
  • [UDP] listens on port 60123
  • [UDP] listens on port 59993
  • [UDP] listens on port 62690
  • [UDP] listens on port 57901
  • [UDP] listens on port 55717
  • [UDP] listens on port 61620
  • [UDP] listens on port 58642
  • [UDP] listens on port 55810
  • [UDP] listens on port 54408
  • [UDP] listens on port 62134

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00289748%
    Kernel CPU:0.00123751%
    User CPU:0.00165997%
    Kernel CPU time:10,250,024 ms/min
    CPU cycles:3,862,871/sec
    Context switches:156/sec
    Private memory:33.24 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):34.25 MB
    Private (minimum):13.52 MB
    Non-paged memory:33.24 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:174.8 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):185.01 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:22.64 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):41.62 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:173,451/min
    I/O read transfer:844.78 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:128/sec
    I/O write transfer:6.97 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:3/sec
    I/O other transfer:461.49 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:1,231/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:478
    GUI USER count:105

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /skipfue /remoteocxlaunch /suppressdialogs
    • "C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetcC:1
    • "C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetcC:3 /devicC:audiocd "C:\"
    • "C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetcC:8 /shellhlp_v9 play /dataobjecC:nefepehfbaaaaaaaoabaaaaaaaaaaaaaamaaaaaaaaaaaageaaaaaaaafaaaaaaahfmbidlnpljclbljdegalpkhmdapolhcecekdaaamggamhhbhfdjmlijnmbcmplkaaaaaaaa
    Parent processes:


    wmplayer.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.39766316%
    Kernel CPU:0.24805134%
    User CPU:0.14961182%
    CPU cycles:14,975,053/sec
    Context switches:26/sec
    Memory:176 KB
    1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.13125075%
    Kernel CPU:0.08889834%
    User CPU:0.04235241%
    CPU cycles:5,340,556/sec
    Context switches:3/sec
    Memory:10.2 MB
    Total CPU:0.10358446%
    Kernel CPU:0.08633156%
    User CPU:0.01725290%
    CPU cycles:4,319,714/sec
    Context switches:25/sec
    Memory:36 KB
    msvcrt.dll (Windows NT CRT DLL by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.03683599%
    Kernel CPU:0.00638428%
    User CPU:0.03045170%
    CPU cycles:1,754,235/sec
    Context switches:15/sec
    Memory:680 KB
    Total CPU:0.00975500%
    Kernel CPU:0.00975500%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:401,209/sec
    Memory:780 KB
    Total CPU:0.00725253%
    Kernel CPU:0.00436095%
    User CPU:0.00289158%
    CPU cycles:447,908/sec
    Context switches:7/sec
    Memory:2.76 MB
    Total CPU:0.00494475%
    Kernel CPU:0.00295438%
    User CPU:0.00199037%
    CPU cycles:123,457/sec
    Memory:320 KB
    Total CPU:0.00080826%
    Kernel CPU:0.00078963%
    User CPU:0.00001863%
    CPU cycles:11,575/sec
    Memory:276 KB
    Total CPU:0.00044970%
    Kernel CPU:0.00022338%
    User CPU:0.00022632%
    CPU cycles:9,100/sec
    Memory:1.27 MB
    Total CPU:0.00025629%
    Kernel CPU:0.00025629%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:2,006/sec
    Memory:1.52 MB
    Total CPU:0.00016465%
    Kernel CPU:0.00016465%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:36,565/sec
    Memory:1.11 MB
    Total CPU:0.00014908%
    Kernel CPU:0.00007454%
    User CPU:0.00007454%
    CPU cycles:1,100/sec
    Memory:188 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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