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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
wmprph.exe is a file that most likely arrived on your computer preinstalled. The folder location is always shown below so you can verify where the correction location is, as many virus and spyware writers attempt to use similiar names, placing their software programs elsewhere in an attempt to fool you. This wmprph.exe file is from Microsoft and it is your Windows Media Player rich video player, and this file is known as a preview handling software module for videos. Often you see this begin running when viewing video online like watching Netflix videos streaming. It will not run automatically in your computer startup list, so you shouldn't see it running anymore after rebooting, only when starting to view the online movies. This wmprph.exe file is safe and is not virus or spyware related. Visit wmprph.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 wmprph.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find wmprph.exe at C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmprph.exe


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

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

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