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what is wmpnetwk.dll and how can i remove it if i have to


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#1 william87

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:32 PM

today i turned on my computer and seen rpcqt.dll pop up for the i dont know how many times but i have been seeing it for a long time now and i fixed it from going to this website and followed the nice guild here and then restarted my computer to see if that pop up stopped and kinda did but it didnt now it says "there was a problem starting  C:\User\[User]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\wmpnetwk.dll

 

C:\User\[User]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\wmpnetwk.dll is not a valid Win32 application."

 

plz help i dont want to see these dll pop up no more viper antivirus doesn't say i have any issues besides that it out of subscription


Edited by hamluis, 14 August 2014 - 08:34 PM.
Moved to AII from Win 7 - Hamluis.


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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:45 PM

The wmpnetwk.exe file is used by Windows Media Player network sharing.

 

However, the location of this file indicates it may be a Trojan BitCoin miner:

 

You should ask the forum moderator to move this to the Am I Infected? forum.



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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:54 PM

today i turned on my computer and seen rpcqt.dll pop up for the i dont know how many times but i have been seeing it for a long time now and i fixed it from going to this website and followed the nice guild here and then restarted my computer to see if that pop up stopped and kinda did but it didnt now it says "there was a problem starting  C:\User\[User]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\wmpnetwk.dll

 

C:\User\[User]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\wmpnetwk.dll is not a valid Win32 application."

 

plz help i dont want to see these dll pop up no more viper antivirus doesn't say i have any issues besides that it out of subscription



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Posted 14 August 2014 - 08:35 PM

Moved to AII.

 

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 08:42 PM

Posts merged here...

This is a malware file according to Virustotal.

see
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/fbcfc2edd8b61f92bc15c07b2bb19597eab84b0cdac843d07229f0c73989829d/analysis/1400026612/

Did this appear after scanning or have you not yet cleaned the machine?
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