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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 January 2012 at 6:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b840ed89c9f2b2fa
ddce0643a3b60e8f
ebab9541
b6efbbf6efc5bf93
9780f74fe0452107
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 10.00.00.4
074
10.00.00.4
074
Ukraine N/A
2 N/A Executable f996a618ac57639f
859f7f556be6af88
cb6be295
3962cd3db9fe6138
00dd98f4505d6af5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c7efc2e22211e72
aa177e2828474df0
ae3179a7
7e365ee67d37149a
8f36675c965cb66f
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 9.00.00.45
07
9.00.00.45
07
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 November 2008 at 1:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2b9085890a315d34
d2551c56e6367966
6e05ecdd
246df130e827cdcc
637103ca6165d02c
No 12.0.18908
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.18908
.1000
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e86f0a87bb673e63
1d7c99ff58dd4807
36a5227e
d249ce071f76b719
2d1eacaefc0e06c8
No 11.0.5721.
5260
(WMP_11.08
1111-1006)
11.0.5721.
5260
10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 52341c38ab47817d
17eb0ce541bc52c0
3b891cff
fe51a2ddea14ada8
591ad84d58f2d336
No 10.00.00.3
802
10.00.00.3
802
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 52341c38ab47817d
17eb0ce541bc52c0
3b891cff
fe51a2ddea14ada8
591ad84d58f2d336
No 10.00.00.3
802
10.00.00.3
802
10.224.1.61/32
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