How to Remove “wmpnetwk.exe”

What is wmpnetwk.exe?

wmpnetwk.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service and belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as wmpnetwk.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with wmpnetwk.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with wmpnetwk.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the wmpnetwk.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the wmpnetwk.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by wmpnetwk.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by wmpnetwk.exe malware.

How to remove wmpnetwk.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the wmpnetwk.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 April 2018 at 7:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable a802c05107a3bf06
a9dea0d457c8785c
f01fdb27
bdea7a0bc725e355
72ecc35fb4c82eff
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ebbc9bd41eca7b4
47c26aecdc856720
b90c6173
0f2b7c807a6149c2
3b118ff74f073fc7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7601.
17514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
12.0.7601.
17514
Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Non-executable 83c55aae98a26764
36b5e526d7a6630c
11461764
d398ca37aba3c4df
4608ed9d2b3104d8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 015ee242754f6391
f3c900fb7563a5e6
01b7bbaa
c857f13d02c34878
c194d0b1c910f61a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 November 2008 at 5:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b8c9b7aa0b5d0b55
8fd510ee4c6a0b2d
e6526a9b
5d93c80eab45550b
df1ad6dfdc49a68f
No 12.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 25d9a8515d5aa17e
1c7f4e72c88ceeca
250c2aea
800b8e7db777eb34
585aa60cd3baa4b4
No 12.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.17738
.1000
Poland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d694fb64db9aea1
6f92fa4e99bcbd75
a7edb1f2
2c19ebc19fa5629d
80692338d7b9139c
No 12.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.17754
.1
Sweden
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5cdf1ab397c196bd
73e21cf668123675
5560aac3
f74e3d9a7fa9556c
3bbb14d4e5e63d3b
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
10.108.51.194/32
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