Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

6.0.5358.0 (WMP_11.060509-2009) 0.04%
6.0.5358.0 (WMP_11.060509-2009) 0.04%
12.0.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.25%
12.0.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.04%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.77%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.84%
12.0.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.54%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.07%
12.0.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.07%
12.0.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.04%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 6.41%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 50.33%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.17%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 18.81%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.04%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.04%
12.0.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.04%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 8.09%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.39%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.26%
11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421) 1.58%
11.0.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006) 5.11%
11.0.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006) 0.04%
11.0.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006) 0.04%



Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service by Microsoft

Remove wmpnetwk.exe
Version:   11.0.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006)
MD5:   efd0218c157dbfc71cf88df8ff6ed100
SHA1:   a2aa8ebed3172ad8f9d58eebf153be7cb7506e9d
SHA256:   bed5a91add5b7a3c1faa2ae8557a3d0f718683fe7918844b661d831d66b8051b
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


wmpnetwk.exe runs as a service under the name A Windows Media Player hálózatmegosztási szolgáltatása (WMPNetworkSvc) within the local user context. This is typically installed with the program Windows Media Player 11 published by Microsoft Corporation. .


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:11.0.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006)
Product version:11.0.5721.5145
Size:897.5 KB (919,040 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
More details


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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 ...


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)

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%
Lenovo 1.60%
Samsung 1.20%
Sahara 0.80%
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