winmplayer.exe - Is winmplayer.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is winmplayer.exe?
Purpose of winmplayer.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: winmplayer.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This program is known as the virus called Worm.Rbot-MV. This virus is easy to recognize, as it try's to imitate the same name as the windows media player, hoping to confuse you so you do not recognize it and think its a media player. (wmplayer.exe is the name of the other). This is called a worm because it spreads over a network. This most likely arrived on your system without your approval, and if you try to delete or remove this virus you may find it difficult. Any of the latest virus programs should find and remove this rbot worm without any trouble. Visit winmplayer.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the winmplayer.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\winmplayer.exe


  • Is winmplayer.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is winmplayer.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove winmplayer.exe?
        Yes, I would remove winmplayer.exe if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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