wmpnscfg.exe

Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application by Microsoft

Remove wmpnscfg.exe
Version:   11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421)
MD5:   14db70355d4ef45e35863cfad91f2fa9
SHA1:   00bf3c39b34e6476cd03eb9f8af9753a4a27ff76
SHA256:   58b08c585308f0625757098cfc0725bcd1c3c4999ce96227143b55b4f83d8abc
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is wmpnscfg.exe?

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

About wmpnscfg.exe (from Microsoft)

By sharing your media, you can do all of these things on your private network. (Media sharing does not allow you to share files outside of your network, however. For example, you cannot use media shar

Overview

wmpnscfg.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is set to be run when the PC boots and the user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the current user). This is typically installed with the program Windows Media Player 11 published by Microsoft Corporation. and is compiled as a 32 bit program.

DetailsDetails

File name:wmpnscfg.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmpnscfg.exe
Original name:WMPNSCFG.EXE.MUI
File version:11.0.5721.5262 (WMP_11.090130-1421)
Product version:11.0.5721.5262
Size:199.5 KB (204,288 bytes)
Build date:1/31/2009 2:46 AM
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:5.841634
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
Microsoft Corporation
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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 ...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'UpdateLibrary' in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Media Sharing\UpdateLibrary'
  • Entry path '\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Media Sharing\UpdateLibrary'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'WMPNSCFG' → C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00063530%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00046432%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00017098%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:296,875 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:3.59 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.44 MB
Private (minimum):68 KB
Non-paged memory:3.59 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:40.35 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):41.35 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:1.09 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):5.44 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:6
12
Handles:169
600
GUI GDI count:19
103
GUI USER count:16
49

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Undefined
Platform:32-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmpnscfg.exe"
Owner:User
Parent process:explorer.exe (by Microsoft)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.50%
Windows 8.1 18.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.50%
Windows 8 4.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.00%
Windows 8 Pro 3.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.50%
Windows 7 Starter 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 45.23% of Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 19.12%
ASUS 18.33%
Hewlett-Packard 17.53%
Acer 11.95%
Toshiba 11.16%
Lenovo 9.56%
Sony 4.78%
GIGABYTE 1.99%
Samsung 1.59%
Intel 1.59%
Alienware 1.20%
Medion 0.80%
Sahara 0.40%
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