11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 61.90%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 4.23%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 29.10%
11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 4.76%
(Note, Microsoft publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)



Windows Media Player Deskband by Microsoft

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


There are 4 versions of wmpband.dll in the wild, the latest version being 11.0.6000.6324 (vista_rtm.061101-2205). The average file size is about 139.5 KB.

What is wmpband.dll?

Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP) is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile-based devices.

About wmpband.dll (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


File name:wmpband.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Player Deskband
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmpband.dll
Original name:wmdband.dll.mui

ResourcesPrograms installed in

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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of wmpband.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Approved shell extension
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Windows Media Player' with CLSID {0a4286ea-e355-44fb-8086-af3df7645bd9}

VersionsAll file variations of wmpband.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
2ac2716e2083a949437cedb2b6a2e89a cbe4cf4025be7369a04e90c4ae39c3b95d4995f1 97 KB
4aeed1fbb53f915cbe30671793776a80 4ef61aea0ff7623af0157c734174c4fec69742a2 97 KB
e9e7c5fe4ca9bc289b5ed30cb15c69e3 ed0314299bc4816ab6b8a2c37ab241a0bc0c7d80 267 KB
e7369ca015162ef4f9e207897ef7ded8 11ce48ce74ec5baee303a9350da1caba3ff7352e 97 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 71.96%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.17%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.58%
Windows Vista Business 4.23%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.53%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.39% of Windows Media Player Deskband.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 28.40%
Hewlett-Packard 19.75%
Toshiba 13.58%
Sony 12.35%
Gateway 9.88%
ASUS 7.41%
Acer 4.32%
Lenovo 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
American Megatrends 0.62%
Packard Bell 0.62%
Samsung 0.62%
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