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: 07 September 2016 at 5:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f4fea4c2ada30b62
c3bec71c8e50e0b3
c12bd5e1
329e1c7e20384f15
df1dfbec4568d959
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
197.32.15.247/32 N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable aab07255e785f823
f54b95a2e28d3c77
311c41aa
fce75ffe42e66433
40338b04e257ff58
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 319493948fcf2264
6547d9907ecde2ea
8b8836ba
f48d90379ed0d546
345437e190bf5c53
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7601.
17514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
12.0.7601.
17514
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 ed8a79f1d76f142e
91a5f7571961fbce
e141e138
26f92f3c23ba686d
4f59755baa3ae1b0
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5cdf1ab397c196bd
73e21cf668123675
5560aac3
f74e3d9a7fa9556c
3bbb14d4e5e63d3b
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 82426235a322ca53
cb7beea4d7feef33
39a5ab03
0dcc3a79329f0fde
9b1b5283cacd3f50
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 577447eda713cb32
8b563085e0128daa
92b05576
6bab4dc65515a098
505f8b3d01fb6fe5
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
10.224.1.63/32
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