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How to remove an wmpenc error


Wmpenc.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 wmpenc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Wmpenc.exe file information

The process known as Windows Media Player Encoder Helper belongs to software Microsoft® Windows Media Player or Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The file wmpenc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 28,672 bytes (62% of all occurrences) or 25,600 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/wmpenc.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. Wmpenc.exe is a Microsoft signed file. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 16% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of wmpenc.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Windows Media Format Runtime or Windows Media Format 11 runtime.

Recommended: Identify wmpenc.exe related errors .

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wmpenc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wmpenc.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.



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User Comments

bei mir löst es eine überlastung des cpu aus
  samuel  
wmpenc.exe is a part of Windows and from Windows Media Player Encoder Helper.
  Arina  
CPU Auslastung mit min 50% PC Tot
  WMP XP  

Summary: Average user rating of wmpenc.exe: based on 5 votes with 3 reviews.
One user thinks wmpenc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.


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