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) 1.95%
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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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:   5.1.2715.3011 (xpsp(wmbla).061009-1511)
MD5:   5d1347aa5ae6e2f77d7f4f8372d95ac9
SHA1:   2d63e33c20406dd9ab5573e60277ec1bf9085e7e
SHA256:   f3ca10753b7d76c87a71a0fedb5eace77e2e10e8dd44bee7c66bce17bd3efd71
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:5.1.2715.3011 (xpsp(wmbla).061009-1511)
Product version:5.1.2715.3011
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

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Microsoft Corporation
8% remove
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Corporation
9% remove
Microsoft has released the October 2006 Update Rollup for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update rollup is intended for computers that are running Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.
Microsoft Corporation
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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:0.00006354%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00003767%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00002587%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:80 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:4.37 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):3.87 MB
Private (minimum):2.38 MB
Non-paged memory:4.37 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:36.11 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):40.62 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:2.44 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):6.48 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,869/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:34 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:2 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:284 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:1/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:3
12
Handles:128
600
GUI GDI count:4
103
GUI USER count:3
49

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Undefined
Platform:32-bit
Command lines:
  • 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:0.00007642%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00003937%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00003705%
0.165382%
Memory:244 KB
1.16 MB
advapi32.dll (Advanced Windows 32 Base API by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.00003903%
Kernel CPU:0.00000813%
User CPU:0.00003091%
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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