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What is ehtray.exe?

Part of Windows Media Center by Microsoft

(ehtray.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does ehtray.exe run?

Process - ehtray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. ehtray.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does ehtray.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - ehtray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ehTray.exe' and the execution command '"C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe"' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the ehtray.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of ehtray.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ehtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00014% CPU1416.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.94 MB RAM13.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              36 GDI objects24.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     2 context switches/sec2.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Windows Media Center?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Windows Media Center.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: ehtray.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Windows Media Center
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version: 6.3.9600.16384
Size: 206.5 KB
Original file name: ehtray.exe
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001879821%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000462918%
User CPU: 0.00014169035656%
Privileged CPU time: 2296.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,687,656,251
CPU cycle count /min: 5,955,589
Context switches /sec: 2
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 128.58 MB
Peak committed memory: 133.08 MB
Paged memory: 2.94 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.09 MB
Paged system memory: 265.78 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.23 KB
Working set memory: 1.99 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.46 MB
Min working set memory: 172 KB
Private memory: 2.94 MB
Page faults: 126,955
Page faults /min: 49
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 127
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 450.05 KB
Read transfer /min: 177 Bytes
Total write operations: 64
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 208.43 KB
Write transfer /min: 82 Bytes
Total other operations: 10,405
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 188.18 KB
Other Transfer /min: 74 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 36
Peak GDI objects: 38
USER objects: 20
Peak USER objects: 24
Handle count average: 258
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\WINDOWS\eHome\EhTray.exe" /ssohwnC:262214

Startup files (user) run details

Name: ehTray.exe
Command: "C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 9e9c65dd79810bb32f43f809c9f745eb
SHA-1: 915155c77fb7fc96b21562263dd527d8ea20a05f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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