How to Remove “WMP.DLL”

What is WMP.DLL?

The file named WMP.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is a core file for the Windows operating system and is properly supported by the developer. The file is safe as it receives security updates from the developer. It has not been part of any malware or Trojan attack so far. The threat level is 0.

WMP.DLL is located in C:\windows\syswow64\wmp.dll. The total size of the file is 11.8 megabytes. The last identified version of the DLL is 12.0.14257.1000. The program is used by the software associated with it. However, it is not a core file for the Windows operating system. If found to be a threat with virus issues, it can be removed immediately from the list of running processes.

Affected Platform: Windows 7,8,10.

How to detect whether your system is affected by WMP.DLL?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.dll” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the WMP.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\windows\syswow64\wmp.dll. then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from WMP.DLL malware?

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2009 at 6:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 55cd3466cb03de7e
af0a7022568dea33
6e61860d
ed7485e330a2f97c
500e4f1e3014d337
No 12.0.7601.
16982
12.0.7601.
16982
10.0.17.146/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd48e9fe66facb53
df5882d914db51f1
25c8c9de
74eec35b9da9b6ec
7a13d9d6d1353c2b
No 10.00.00.3
646
10.00.00.3
646
10.224.25.96/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f278a1f97d16ea6b
009c4ae109083e53
c7d60983
8d9e208cebe64d61
333f294fa0eb31b2
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 295e9820a4990655
84fab40d4f82d054
1124a29f
2d03fffdee8e6b24
39d0836a644e8038
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
United States
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