6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.18%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.18%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 78.92%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 5.23%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 15.50%



Windows Mail by Microsoft

Remove winmail.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


winmail.exe has 5 known versions, the most recent one is 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). winmail.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 388.7 KB. Numerous variations of winmail.exe have been installed with both Java 7 Update 10 and Windows Live. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 41.89 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 59.32 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 70.13 KB per minute for reads and 68.25 KB per minute for writes.

What is winmail.exe?

Windows Mail is an email and newsgroup client included in Windows. Windows Mail is not a component of Internet Explorer, unlike Outlook Express, which was bundled with Internet Explorer. Unlike its predecessor Outlook Express, Windows Mail does not have WebDAV, making it incapable of accessing web-based email services through WebDAV.


File name:winmail.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Mail
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows mail\winmail.exe
Original name:WinMail.exe.mui

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Windows Mail.)
Microsoft Corporation
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of winmail.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Shell open commands
  • snews
  • nntp
  • news
  • mailto

VersionsAll file variations of winmail.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
d963411f6a531302bef2d9652d8a7e54 adc6bfadc2869b6c9044e601731d6d9ac7a6832e 388.5 KB
2bf10b03f6845661ed8bd58a8cb34b2f 3ef0d9929f2f21c679ccde9ac226ef9340ba69da 387.5 KB
7e6ea9cb72b5de84a5d700bed877e5f9 85b6aa429350333343db149eb2198e7fc38c3e4f 388 KB
ae2e36868172164ead298dfc6051e5c3 af40156f0c20c7e4cf406baae023421478bf1232 388 KB
b51a921f2ca7a068f5025d6ef3c5c8dd 3cd8e4eebf9a17e9c45ce70032a630b060bd52fb 391.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 73.25%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.75%
Windows Vista Business 6.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.75%
Windows 8.1 0.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.25%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 68.77% of Windows Mail.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 29.46%
Hewlett-Packard 20.31%
Toshiba 13.84%
Sony 11.61%
Gateway 8.04%
ASUS 6.25%
Acer 4.91%
Lenovo 1.79%
Intel 1.34%
American Megatrends 0.89%
Samsung 0.89%
Packard Bell 0.67%
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