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%

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PE structurePE file structure

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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:   47c071994c3f649f23d9cd075ac9304a
SHA1:   441132b1e49a560dc8c471917f53651a2022b1aa
SHA256:   b7aa2dd6ad14f18a19620f5fb79d50c630d3750e72dd67bf8d105cc4f5ce1d46
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 KB (696,320 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'

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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