wmpnetwk.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. 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 system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
This application is usually stored in C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 3b40d3a61aa8c21b88ae57c58ab3122e.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
wmpnetwk.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the full power of current PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the program is Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.
File version 12.0.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
wmpnetwk.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from wmpnetwk.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.