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 7: If the system is infected with WMP.DLL malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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First Seen: 16 August 2018 at 2:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 47d1777a10b0296b
5067c8638543dd89
a4099cb6
28c729cb54e159b2
8a940f03dad30b38
No 12.0.15063
.1506
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.15063
.1506
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 664bd33d5cd66499
a04cc9a1f0638671
0e42dafc
bde7f315d7380549
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No 12.0.7601.
24382
(win7sp1_l
dr.190210-
0600)
12.0.7601.
24382
Poland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable eed1194aaed59fd1
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824223af
01da29d2e12af7ab
35be5e717e77eab5
No 12.0.15063
.1506
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.15063
.1506
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3a117fc83a8e904f
222e38f488cc6194
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No 12.0.14393
.2758
(rs1_relea
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4-1904)
12.0.14393
.2758
Ukraine
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