What is the "wmpnetwk.exe" ?

Our database contains 546 different files for filename wmpnetwk.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name wmpnetwk.exe. This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 21 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process wmpnetwk.exe.

This file is the main part of the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service - this service allows users of one PC (let's say media storage) to share their media on the local network for other computers, home theaters, media centers, and gaming consoles to access and play. The media are shared using the TCP and/or UDP protocol,where the main application is the Windows Media Player. More info about this service can be found on Windows pages : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/sharing-media-on-a-network-using-windows-media-player

wmpnetwk.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "wmpnetwk.exe"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service
Version:
12.0.7601.17514
MD5:
a9f3bfc9345f49614d5859ec95b9e994
SHA1:
64638c3ff08eecd62e2b24708cf5b5f111c05e3d
SHA256:
306467d280e99d0616e839278a4db5bed684f002ae284c3678cabb5251459cb3
Size:
1525248
Directory:
%PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "wmpnetwk.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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88% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
13% of reviewed files are marked as Threat .
19% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "wmpnetwk.exe" was discovered 3157 days ago. Our database contains 78 variants of the file "wmpnetwk.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
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Filename "wmpnetwk.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

User Reviews of the "wmpnetwk.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "wmpnetwk.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Vasil for file %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

  • SAFErating from user Bary for file %PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

  • SAFErating from user vb for file %PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

  • THREATrating from user MikeOne for file %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\wmpnetwk.exe (Variant: 21363113)

    This file is the main part of the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service - this service allows users of one PC (let's say media storage) to share their media on the local network for other computers, home theaters, media centers, and gaming consoles to access and play. The media are shared using the TCP and/or UDP protocol,where the main application is the Windows Media Player. More info about this service can be found on Windows pages : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/sharing-media-on-a-network-using-windows-media-player
    In this case the file seems to be changed by a virus, check is recommended.

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (Variant: 21604800)

    This file is the main part of the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service - this service allows users of one PC (let's say media storage) to share their media on the local network for other computers, home theaters, media centers, and gaming consoles to access and play. The media are shared using the TCP and/or UDP protocol,where the main application is the Windows Media Player. More info about this service can be found on Windows pages : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/sharing-media-on-a-network-using-windows-media-player

  • SAFErating from user S for file %PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

  • SAFErating from user lucien for file %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (Variant: 678056)

    Windows Mediaplayer Component

  • SAFErating from user UPieper for file %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

  • SAFErating from user Moraxv for file %PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (Variant: 675040)

    Version 12.0.7601.17514

  • SAFErating from user drwd for file %PROGRAMFILES%\WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER\WMPNETWK.EXE (Variant: 6187)

    http://vscan.novirusthanks.org/analysis/77fbd400984cf72ba0fc4b3489d65f74/d21wbmV0d2stZXhl/ - - - No es ninguna amenaza porque es parte del sistema operativo he es posible la desinstalación, dado algo importante, dicho archivo puede ser eliminado, ya que proporciona identidad de red de la pc. Un hacker podría aprovechar y entrar por puertos xD. Amo a Melissa Santacruz.

  • SAFErating from user CCW for file %PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (Variant: 181791)

    Part of Windows 7 x64 (Windows Media Player sharing services) Fileversion: 12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)

  • SAFErating from user Oddbrother for file %PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (Variant: 22287)

    A service that allows any computer user to share their media on the network for other computers, home theaters, media centers, and gaming consoles to access and play.

  • SAFErating from user Admin for file %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe