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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
wmpenc.exe is a program most likely was already installed on your computer since the day your purchased. Always double check the disk location shown below to you, as that will help verify if it is spyware or virus related, or if it is installed in the proper disk location, as spyware and virus writers often use similiar software names in an attempt to fool you. The disk location is shown below. This wmpenc.exe program is part of Microsoft Windows Media player software and is installed on all latest Microsoft Windows systems. This is known as the Microsoft Windows Media Player Encoder package. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related. Visit wmpenc.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 wmpenc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpenc.exe


  • Is wmpenc.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 wmpenc.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove wmpenc.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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