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What is WMP54Gv4.exe?

WMP54Gv4.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if WMP54Gv4.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

WMP54Gv4.exe file information

The process known as WMP54Gv4 or WMP54G v4.0 Utility belongs to software WMP54Gv4 or WMP54G by Linksys (home.cisco.com) or Cisco Linksys.

Description: WMP54Gv4.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file WMP54Gv4.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 5,238,272 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 5,208,576 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/wmp54gv4.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. WMP54Gv4.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify WMP54Gv4.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "WMP54Gv4" must run at start up. Linksys WMP54G Wireless-G PCI Adapter driver

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WMP54Gv4.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WMP54Gv4.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

its good... for any1 using linksys wireless netwoks u most defenitly need this
needed for linksys driver
it's good because it's necessary for the linksys wireless, though it gives error's by shutting down windows xp.
This is the driver for the Linksys WMP54G Wireless-G 2.4 GHz PCI Adapter.
  Tiberius Kraemer   (further information)
it seems to take a huge amount of system resources
  Rick King  
It's an important file/program and use ressources but after a bit or some modification, it won't appear anymore
needed for linksys
driver for the Linksys WMP54G
It takes up most of the I/O reads and writes

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of WMP54Gv4.exe: based on 11 votes with 9 user comments.
6 users think WMP54Gv4.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade WMP54Gv4.exe ("not sure about it").

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