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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 wmpnetwk.exe

wmpnetwk.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if wmpnetwk.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file

 69d97f0ca7a9b05edc355448ddf3fcb3

The MD5 checksum for this file is 69d97f0ca7a9b05edc355448ddf3fcb3.

Is running as a service

 Yes

This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Belongs to the operating system

 Yes

wmpnetwk.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file

 Yes

This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern CPUs.

File description

 Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service

The description stored in the file is Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.

File version

 12.0.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

File version stored as a property 12.0.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800).

Manufacturer

 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.

Copyright

 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions

 Yes

Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed

 Yes

wmpnetwk.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 Yes

The digital signature attached to wmpnetwk.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled

 No

This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.