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6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.47%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.07%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.95%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.07%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.29%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.37%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 52.82%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.96%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 19.83%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.02%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.07%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.07%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.07%
6.1.1000.18273 (longhorn_mc_dev(wmbla).080702-2311) 0.34%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 7.93%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.47%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.68%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.07%
5.1.2715.3011 (xpsp(wmbla).061009-1511) 0.94%
5.1.2715.2941 (xpsp(wmbla).060629-0920) 0.07%
5.1.2715.2812 (xpsp(wmbla).051215-1116) 0.20%
5.1.2700.2230 built by: private/xpsp_mce_qfe(wmbla) 0.07%
5.1.2700.2180 (private/xpsp_mce.040810-0205) 0.20%

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ehrecvr.exe

Windows Media Center Receiver Service by Microsoft

Remove ehrecvr.exe
Version:   5.1.2715.2941 (xpsp(wmbla).060629-0920)
MD5:   026da2ab097171c02eac7ab3ee22d269
SHA1:   8a1c97d6f9c2537d672ce6236baaf6e874131113
SHA256:   cbdeb72c8a3919d24cd8c082884aceac4c5dbe11eb6b42c935fb1d35c4611ea5
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is ehrecvr.exe?

Windows Media Center Service for TV and FM broadcast reception is a Windows service The Windows Media Center Receiver Service runs that as NT AUTHORITY\networkService in its own process.

About ehrecvr.exe (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Windows Media Center is a feature of certain SKUs of the Windows 7 operating system that includes enhanced capabilities for consolidating digital entertainment and media content and deliveri

DetailsDetails

File name:ehrecvr.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Center Receiver Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\ehome\ehrecvr.exe
Original name:ehRecvr.exe.mui
File version:5.1.2715.2941 (xpsp(wmbla).060629-0920)
Product version:5.1.2715.2941
Size:232 KB (237,568 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:5.715225
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'ehRecvr'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00163458%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00094326%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00069132%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:484 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Context switches:14/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:8.79 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):14.99 MB
Private (minimum):484 KB
Non-paged memory:8.79 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:65.7 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):67.55 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:512 KB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):15.01 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:7,140/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:162 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:30 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:2.99 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:12/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:16
12
Handles:422
600
GUI GDI count:8
103
GUI USER count:13
49

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Undefined
Platform:32-bit
Command line:C:\windows\ehome\ehrecvr.exe
Owner:SYSTEM
Windows Service
Service name:ehRecvr
Display name:Servicio Receptor de Windows Media Center
Description:“A Windows Media Center televízió- és rádióvételi szolgáltatása”
Type:Win32OwnProcess
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
ehRecvr.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00270436%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00144652%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00125784%
0.165382%
Context switches:4/sec
79/sec
Memory:244 KB
1.16 MB
advapi32.dll (Advanced Windows 32 Base API by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.00012578%
Kernel CPU:0.00006289%
User CPU:0.00006289%
Memory:620 KB

Common loaded modules

These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 4.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 3.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.75% of Windows Media Center Receiver Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 28.90%
Hewlett-Packard 18.25%
ASUS 14.45%
Acer 10.65%
Toshiba 9.89%
Lenovo 4.56%
Sony 3.04%
Samsung 2.28%
GIGABYTE 2.28%
MSI 1.52%
Alienware 0.76%
Medion 0.76%
Intel 0.76%
Gateway 0.76%
NEC 0.76%
Sahara 0.38%
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