What is the "wmpnetwk.exe" ? Variant 181791

Our database contains 546 different files for filename wmpnetwk.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the wmpnetwk.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name wmpnetwk.exe. This file belongs to product Betriebssystem Microsoft® Windows® and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Windows Media Player-Netzwerkfreigabedienst. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 2 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process wmpnetwk.exe.

wmpnetwk.exe Process
Betriebssystem Microsoft® Windows®
Microsoft Corporation
Windows Media Player-Netzwerkfreigabedienst
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
%PROGFILES64%\Windows Media Player
Operating System:
Windows 7
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Avast Antivirus2016-09-07 19:52:13
Kaspersky Internet Security2016-09-07 14:52:07
Avira Antivirus2016-09-07 08:32:43
avast! Antivirus2016-09-07 07:58:21
Baidu Antivirus2016-09-06 21:40:47
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-06 20:48:04
Norton Internet Security2016-09-06 01:46:44
ESET Smart Security 9.0.402.12016-09-05 03:37:44
nProtect Anti-Virus/Spyware 3.02016-09-04 23:52:25
COMODO Antivirus2016-09-04 13:30:13
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

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

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
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.

82% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
18% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "wmpnetwk.exe"

  • SAFErating from user CCW (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.