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VersionsAdditional versions

6.0.5358.0 (WMP_11.060509-2009) 0.03%
6.0.5358.0 (WMP_11.060509-2009) 0.03%
12.0.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.21%
12.0.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.03%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.67%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.73%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.33%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 12.36%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.06%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.06%
12.0.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.03%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 5.54%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 43.53%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.60%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 16.27%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.03%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.03%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.03%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 7.00%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.33%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.09%
11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421) 1.36%
11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421) 0.06%
11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421) 0.03%
11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421) 0.15%
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Parent process
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wmpnetwk.exe

Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service by Microsoft

Remove wmpnetwk.exe
Version:   12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   77fbd400984cf72ba0fc4b3489d65f74
SHA1:   5c5feb6189d7c3e0415ef1236028b7112743ac0f
SHA256:   9aa404f17177feb43a9ea1a86061b452e7c4a93c873e61b68269047519cd433e
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is wmpnetwk.exe?

This service allows Media Player to share media with other computers on the network.

About wmpnetwk.exe (from Microsoft)

Designed by media lovers, for media lovers. Windows Media Player 12—available only in Windows 7—plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and unprotected songs from your iTunes librar

Overview

wmpnetwk.exe runs as a service under the name A Windows Media Player hálózatmegosztási szolgáltatása (WMPNetworkSvc) with minimal NETWORK SERVICE privileges on the local PC and acts as the computer on the network. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Windows Media Player 11 published by Microsoft Corporation and Skype™ 5.6 published by Skype Technologies S.A.. This version is designed to run on Windows 7 and is compiled as a 32 bit program.

DetailsDetails

File name:wmpnetwk.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmpnetwk.exe
Original name:WMPNetwk.exe.mui
File version:12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:12.0.7600.16385
Size:1.07 MB (1,121,280 bytes)
Digital DNA
Entropy:6.453524
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Microsoft Corporation
5% remove
Windows Media Player 11 was included with Vista with no updates, final release on XP. Windows Media Player is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images .In addition to being a media player, Windows Media Player includes the ability to rip music from and copy music to compact discs, burn recordable discs in Audio CD format or as data discs with playlists ...
Skype Technologies S.A.
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Skype is a proprietary Voice over IP service and software application. The service allows users to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging over the Internet. Phone calls may be placed to recipients on the traditional telephone networks. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free of charge, while calls to landline telephones and mobile phones are charged via a debit-b...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 5005

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00866417%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00285012%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00581405%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:17,552,253 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    User CPU time:0 ms/min
    0 ms/min
    CPU cycles:602,671/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:7.66 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):14.18 MB
    Private (minimum):3.11 MB
    Non-paged memory:7.66 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:107.66 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):110.87 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:7.19 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):17.4 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:114,789/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:10.56 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:8/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:160 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:1.75 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:58/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:14
    12
    Handles:396
    600

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmpnetwk.exe"
    Owner:NETWORK SERVICE
    Windows Service
    Service name:WMPNetworkSvc
    Display name:A Windows Media Player hálózatmegosztási szolgáltatása
    Description:“Consente di condividere il Catalogo multimediale di Windows Media Player con altri lettori e dispositivi multimediali in rete mediante Universal Plug and Play”
    Type:Win32OwnProcess
    Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:1.24261449%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.71073077%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.53188372%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:27,223,927/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:20/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:1.23 MB
    1.16 MB
    wmp.dll
    Total CPU:0.02891402%
    Kernel CPU:0.00877881%
    User CPU:0.02013521%
    CPU cycles:623,041/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:10.95 MB
    msvcrt.dll
    Total CPU:0.01732468%
    Kernel CPU:0.00588703%
    User CPU:0.01143765%
    CPU cycles:424,635/sec
    Context switches:35/sec
    Memory:688 KB
    ole32.dll
    Total CPU:0.01703483%
    Kernel CPU:0.01073003%
    User CPU:0.00630480%
    CPU cycles:415,858/sec
    Context switches:6/sec
    Memory:1.36 MB
    sechost.dll
    Total CPU:0.01486867%
    Kernel CPU:0.00419484%
    User CPU:0.01067383%
    CPU cycles:326,136/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:100 KB
    wmpnetwk.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00185114%
    Kernel CPU:0.00131629%
    User CPU:0.00053485%
    CPU cycles:40,386/sec
    Memory:1.09 MB
    SSDPAPI.dll
    Total CPU:0.00004469%
    Kernel CPU:0.00004005%
    User CPU:0.00000465%
    CPU cycles:637/sec
    Memory:52 KB
    gdiplus.dll
    Total CPU:0.00001490%
    Kernel CPU:0.00001139%
    User CPU:0.00000351%
    CPU cycles:67/sec
    Memory:1.56 MB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 58.50%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 23.50%
    Windows 7 Professional 9.50%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 3.50%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 2.00%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
    Microsoft Windows XP 1.00%
    Windows 8 Pro 0.50%
    Windows 7 Starter 0.50%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 51.52% of Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Dell 24.80%
    Hewlett-Packard 19.60%
    ASUS 16.80%
    Toshiba 13.60%
    Acer 12.00%
    Sony 6.40%
    Alienware 1.60%
    GIGABYTE 1.60%
    Lenovo 1.60%
    Samsung 1.20%
    Sahara 0.80%
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