wmpnetwk.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if wmpnetwk.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against threats.
The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is a357eaec6f629ead7df293545d45636c.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
wmpnetwk.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.
The description present in the exe is Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.
File version 12.0.16299.15 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
wmpnetwk.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from wmpnetwk.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.