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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wmplayer.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if wmplayer.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 0ced501e811f5c4745415fcc000ce043.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

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 program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire power of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Windows Media Player

The description written in the program is Windows Media Player.

File version

 12.0.9200.16420 (win8_gdr.120919-1813)

File version extracted from the file 12.0.9200.16420 (win8_gdr.120919-1813).


 Microsoft Corporation

Publisher Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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

Has valid windows


wmplayer.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


wmplayer.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from wmplayer.exe is valid. This is excellent.

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


This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.