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

ehrecvr.exe

Windows Media Center Receiver Service by Microsoft

Remove ehrecvr.exe
Version:   6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   1697c39978cd69f6fbc15302edcece1f
SHA1:   a2888a3a19ac29c3a1fa2cfafd68978428b4650b
SHA256:   e496fae102ee33ebd35ac745e8647976db9f91ef78e54eb962ff2d04d45b561a
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:543 KB (556,032 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:0.40226524%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.20113262%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.20113262%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:437 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:13.5 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):16.59 MB
Private (minimum):16.52 MB
Non-paged memory:13.5 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:115.89 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):115.89 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:16.6 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):16.6 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:24
12
Handles:436
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Platform:32-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
 
ehRecvr.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.21815595%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.10205794%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.11609801%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:4,952,708/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:8/sec
79/sec
Memory:552 KB
1.16 MB
sechost.dll
Total CPU:0.01856352%
Kernel CPU:0.01856352%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:617,511/sec
Context switches:2/sec
Memory:100 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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