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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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WMP.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 3:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c7d5d8a330ee34eb
b1c64c4a5b1bba38
2258cd83
22a252b03462457a
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No 11.0.5721.
5230
(WMP_11.07
0611-2109)
11.0.5721.
5230
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 92ee6bfa85b3310c
2238d5ecb7b0cacd
27ed03cd
ce232810f63e5759
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No 10.00.00.4
081
10.00.00.4
081
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2340955ab8c8e15c
0b19b27a78bc7756
988fdad3
9298602a01af371d
3015f92da1206410
No 12.0.7601.
16982
12.0.7601.
16982
104.236.253.252/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 17b8a689dd2e99a9
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19450d9b
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United States
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