Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service

wmpnetwk.exe. What is it?

The wmpnetwk.exe is a Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Wmpnetwk.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Wmpnetwk.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 942,080 bytes.


Wmpnetwk.exe creates new records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your system performance to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures. Free scan for PC issues (Special offer. See more information about Outbyte, uninstall instructions, EULA and Privacy Policy)


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Windows Media Player Network Sharing ServicePart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %WINDOWS%
subfolder in %PROGRAM_FILES%
Keywords(s): system, hiddenFilesize(s): 942,080 bytes, 914,432 bytes, 916,480 bytes, 912,384 bytes, 823,808 bytes, 914,944 bytes, 918,016 bytes, 1,216,000 bytes, 920,576 bytes, 895,488 bytes, 1,121,792 bytes, 1,014,272 bytes, 896,512 bytes, 913,408 bytes


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Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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wmpnetwk.exe has the following rating: 5.0
based on 3 user opinions.
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by d on Jun 3, 2012 at 02:46 PM

This unacceptable...75% of my 6gigs of RAM are being taken...

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by VLD on Jun 16, 2011 at 02:23 PM

it makes my HDD to go at a constantly 2.4 GB/s, my CPU at 75-100% + turbo and all gathered makes my computer dangerously heat up. i've blocked it, and it all goes normal now. no more mad cpu usage, no more mad disk usage. all works smooth just like day 1

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by a13x on Jun 1, 2011 at 09:04 PM

I dont like this process because it takes 75% of my 4GB RAM

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