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) 1.87%
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) 27.47%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 57.09%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.07%
6.1.1000.18273 (longhorn_mc_dev(wmbla).080702-2311) 0.40%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 8.96%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.67%
5.1.2710.2732 (xpsp(wmbla).050805-1239) 1.20%
5.1.2700.2180 (private/xpsp_mce.040810-0205) 0.33%



Windows Media Center Scheduler Service by Microsoft

Remove ehsched.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


There are 13 versions of ehsched.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). It is started as a Windows Service called 'Windows Media Center-Planerdienst' with the name 'ehSched' and described as “Startet und beendet die Aufzeichnung von TV-Sendungen in Windows Media Center”. . It is also run with NETWORK SERVICE privileges. The average file size is about 121.38 KB. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB2628259 from Microsoft Corporation. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0075% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.04 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 4.25 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 30 Bytes per minute for reads and 6 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is ehsched.exe?

Windows Media Center Scheduler Service starts and stops recording of TV programs within Windows Media Center.

About ehsched.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


File name:ehsched.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Center Scheduler Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\ehome\ehsched.exe
Original name:ehSched.exe.mui
Windows Service
Service name:ehSched
Display name:Windows Media Center-Planerdienst
Description:“Startet und beendet die Aufzeichnung von TV-Sendungen in Windows Media Center”

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Windows Media Center Scheduler Service.)
Microsoft Corporation
1% remove


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of ehsched.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'ehSched'

VersionsAll file variations of ehsched.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
8efb35a528a48d682c5322a5a07d4352 6bf41b78cf1a525db884e3148049d723a662e1ca 172 KB
ca67343ec07fad8616c3b4d3c7e2a377 b5d24c33703a2ffb23fa6fc8a3956dcd29b6e184 171.5 KB
72781ec7a97e44b9651550d7a83d1b96 ae771feb435eff1bb9be0cdddc326a55d2e84b9e 122.5 KB
e0f8a73bfb3ae5d1a47aff94b6814ee5 f7c16e8dc8e52fe0c83d7111383a63564ddf1dd8 92.5 KB
39cec62df98f0dde9f074edc3763eacf e4803767a6f85c301579caa81d0d8c5bb08175d4 92 KB
d389bff34f80caede417bf9d1507996a 2cca2fc2e326c652588733a5cde76fc24ea298e8 92.5 KB
4705e8ef9934482c5bb488ce28afc681 0827ddf85ccd2455aea261cd2ff5a9cfacb31b3b 124.5 KB
deb1235167ff5be064a72d1cef0af3d8 a12c1a7573ade2ea068f955ea784e48dde867d78 112 KB
1abc6436b0edaa3d496d9c827f92820d 17691daea0035a353f72d0dedb6160a2b9d10312 119.5 KB
ad1870c8e5d6dd340c829e6074bf3c3f 4ffef98d18224bd079a98ddfb2737bad1114cc7b 128 KB
b93159c1313d66fdfbbe876f5189cd52 22f1f49d076eed38f9a63b4c2843f1e0ceb36a4a 150 KB
a53243709439ac2a4c216b817f8d7411 5c619897ab6c15654749f24206ca3ae08fb7f66c 100.5 KB
16910f8b482919bb6035ed053b691692 14d90828303befdcf55b456e197dc0f5d7e56ee7 100.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.25%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.75%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.75%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.50%
Windows Se7en Titan 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 43.94% of Windows Media Center Scheduler Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 22.90%
Hewlett-Packard 18.13%
ASUS 16.41%
Acer 12.02%
Toshiba 8.02%
Sony 6.11%
Lenovo 4.58%
Samsung 1.91%
Intel 1.91%
MSI 1.15%
Alienware 0.95%
Medion 0.76%
American Megatrends 0.57%
Sahara 0.38%
Gateway 0.38%
NEC 0.38%
Compaq 0.38%
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