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.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 69d97f0ca7a9b05edc355448ddf3fcb3.
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.
wmpnetwk.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern CPUs.
The description stored in the file is Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.
File version stored as a property 12.0.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
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.
wmpnetwk.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to wmpnetwk.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.