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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wmplayer.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if wmplayer.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

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

The default filename and directory where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 15fc4ad85badc2b2a851e5b8495fcfcd.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the full power of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Windows Media Player

The description written in the file is Windows Media Player.

File version

 11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421)

File version 11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


wmplayer.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


wmplayer.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to wmplayer.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.