Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

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) 1.94%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.33%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.07%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.28%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.35%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 52.65%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.95%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 19.76%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 2.01%
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) 0.33%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 7.90%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.47%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.67%
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%

Relationships

Parent process
Related files

PE structurePE file structure

Show functions
Import table
advapi32.dll
SetServiceStatus, RegCloseKey, RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW, AddAce, GetAce, GetAclInformation, DeregisterEventSource, RegisterEventSourceW, ReportEventW, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, LookupAccountNameW, AddAccessAllowedAce, InitializeAcl, GetLengthSid, RegDeleteValueW, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerExW, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, RegSetValueExW, RegGetValueW, RegCreateKeyExW, CreateWellKnownSid, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegEnumValueW, RegEnumKeyW, SetNamedSecurityInfoW, SetEntriesInAclW, GetNamedSecurityInfoW, LookupAccountSidW, GetTokenInformation, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, IsValidSid, CopySid, GetSecurityDescriptorDacl, OpenProcessToken, CloseServiceHandle, OpenServiceW, OpenSCManagerW, DeleteService, ControlService, RegEnumKeyExW, ChangeServiceConfig2W, CreateServiceW, RegDeleteKeyW, FreeSid, CheckTokenMembership, AllocateAndInitializeSid, SetSecurityInfo, ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorW
ehtrace.dll
ehAllocateEventBuffer, ehFreeEventBuffer, ehUnregisterTraceGUIDs, ehTraceEvent, ehRegisterTraceGUIDs
faultrep.dll
ReportFault
kernel32.dll
CreateEventW, SetPriorityClass, GetCurrentProcess, GetProfileIntW, GetCommandLineW, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, HeapSetInformation, lstrlenW, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, GetLocaleInfoW, GetUserDefaultUILanguage, GetTickCount, GetCurrentThreadId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, SleepEx, QueueUserAPC, GetCurrentThread, DuplicateHandle, GetCurrentProcessId, HeapReAlloc, CancelWaitableTimer, CreateWaitableTimerW, CreateThread, SetWaitableTimer, GetProcAddress, FreeLibrary, LoadLibraryExW, WaitForMultipleObjectsEx, WaitForMultipleObjects, WaitForSingleObject, ResetEvent, FindNextFileW, DeleteFileW, SetFileAttributesW, FindFirstFileW, GetFileAttributesW, ExitThread, LoadLibraryW, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, LocalFree, OpenThread, GetProcessHeap, HeapAlloc, GetLastError, GetVersionExW, VirtualProtect, VirtualAlloc, GetSystemInfo, VirtualQuery, InterlockedExchange, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetStartupInfoW, GetModuleHandleA, InitializeCriticalSection, QueryPerformanceCounter, TerminateProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, OutputDebugStringW, GetLocalTime, EncodeSystemPointer, DecodeSystemPointer, GetTempPathW, MoveFileExW, OutputDebugStringA, Sleep, MultiByteToWideChar, SetEvent, CloseHandle, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, FindClose, DeleteCriticalSection, HeapFree, GetModuleHandleW, lstrcmpiW, GetModuleFileNameW, SizeofResource, LoadResource, FindResourceW, GetTickCount64, LocalAlloc, K32GetModuleBaseNameW, CreateDirectoryW, GetExitCodeThread, SystemTimeToTzSpecificLocalTime, FileTimeToSystemTime, lstrlenA, SetThreadExecutionState, GetVersionExA, RaiseException
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
ole32.dll
CoTaskMemAlloc, CoCreateInstance, CoFreeUnusedLibrariesEx, CoWaitForMultipleHandles, CoCreateGuid, StringFromCLSID, StringFromGUID2, CoInitializeSecurity, CoTaskMemFree, CLSIDFromString, CoInitialize, CoDisconnectObject, CoInitializeEx, CoUninitialize, CoImpersonateClient, CoRevertToSelf, CoSuspendClassObjects, CoRegisterClassObject, CoRevokeClassObject, CoTaskMemRealloc
psapi.dll
GetModuleBaseNameW
shell32.dll
SHGetKnownFolderPath, SHSetLocalizedName, SHCreateDirectoryExW
shlwapi.dll
PathFileExistsW
slc.dll
SLGetWindowsInformationDWORD
user32.dll
TranslateMessage, SetTimer, PostThreadMessageW, KillTimer, RegisterDeviceNotificationW, MsgWaitForMultipleObjectsEx, DispatchMessageW, PeekMessageW, LoadStringW, GetMessageW, UnregisterDeviceNotification, CharNextW, UnregisterClassA
version.dll
GetFileVersionInfoW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW, VerQueryValueA
Export table
_CETWProvider_Initialize@20
_CETWProvider_TraceCriticalCall@12
_CETWProvider_TraceEHomeEvent@56
_CETWProvider_TraceErrorEvent@16
_CETWProvider_TraceErrorLevel@24
_CETWProvider_TraceEventID@12
_CETWProvider_TraceInfo@12
_CETWProvider_TracePerfMarkerEnd@12
_CETWProvider_TracePerfMarkerStart@12
_CETWProvider_TraceTextLevel@20
_CETWProvider_TraceVideoSize@16
_CETWProvider_Uninitialize@4

ehrecvr.exe

Windows Media Center Receiver Service by Microsoft

Remove ehrecvr.exe
Version:   6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   c4002b6b41975f057d98c439030cea07
SHA1:   2ac6028981e07f7a6406da87b8158e17627da2a0
SHA256:   3d2484fbb832efb90504dd406ed1cf3065139b1fe1646471811f3a5679ef75f1
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:6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:6.1.7600.16385
Size:680.5 KB (696,832 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:0.04183854%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.04156353%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00027501%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:179,051 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:1,700,044/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:22/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:16.27 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):15.84 MB
Private (minimum):10.39 MB
Non-paged memory:16.27 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:106.76 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):111.09 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:12.08 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):16.74 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:7,983/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:26.06 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:3/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:132.04 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:3/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:1.83 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:63/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:21
12
Handles:330
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Platform:64-bit
Command line:C:\windows\ehome\ehrecvr.exe
Owner:User
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
 
ehGLID.dll
Total CPU:0.01912246%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.01585667%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00326579%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:580,798/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:764 KB
1.16 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.01668249%
Kernel CPU:0.00834124%
User CPU:0.00834124%
CPU cycles:314,456/sec
Memory:1.66 MB
psisdecd.dll
Total CPU:0.01317350%
Kernel CPU:0.00564128%
User CPU:0.00753222%
CPU cycles:350,014/sec
Context switches:3/sec
Memory:616 KB
ksproxy.ax
Total CPU:0.01302915%
Kernel CPU:0.00480648%
User CPU:0.00822267%
CPU cycles:343,631/sec
Context switches:1/sec
Memory:260 KB
psisrndr.ax
Total CPU:0.00426447%
Kernel CPU:0.00111684%
User CPU:0.00314763%
CPU cycles:110,908/sec
Context switches:2/sec
Memory:120 KB
ehRecvr.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00264691%
Kernel CPU:0.00220857%
User CPU:0.00043834%
CPU cycles:84,306/sec
Memory:696 KB
msvidctl.dll (DirectShow by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.00218125%
Kernel CPU:0.00085622%
User CPU:0.00132503%
CPU cycles:47,619/sec
Memory:3.5 MB
MSNP.ax
Total CPU:0.00072292%
Kernel CPU:0.00013001%
User CPU:0.00059292%
CPU cycles:18,022/sec
Memory:296 KB
sechost.dll
Total CPU:0.00038010%
Kernel CPU:0.00022161%
User CPU:0.00015849%
CPU cycles:8,258/sec
Memory:124 KB
itvdata.dll
Total CPU:0.00029153%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.00029153%
CPU cycles:10,529/sec
Memory:300 KB
quartz.dll
Total CPU:0.00011425%
Kernel CPU:0.00011425%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:137/sec
Memory:1.7 MB
MsDri.dll
Total CPU:0.00008854%
Kernel CPU:0.00004859%
User CPU:0.00003995%
CPU cycles:409/sec
Memory:556 KB

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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