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What is mcrdsvc.exe?

Part of MCRD Device Service by Microsoft

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How does mcrdsvc.exe run?

Service - mcrdsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'McrdSvc' (Media Center Extender Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Media Center Extender Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the mcrdsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of mcrdsvc.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mcrdsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU357.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     860 KB RAM3.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     3 context switches/sec3.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of MCRD Device Service?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: mcrdsvc.exe
Name: MCRD Device Service
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 4.1.2710.2732 (xpsp(wmbla).050805-1245)
Product version: 4.1.2710.2732
Size: 97 KB
Original file name: McrdSvc.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000964111%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000606457%
User CPU: 0.00003576540084%
Privileged CPU time: 78125 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 3
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 19.74 MB
Peak committed memory: 20.74 MB
Paged memory: 860 KB
Peak paged memory: 912 KB
Paged system memory: 39.25 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.5 KB
Working set memory: 3.07 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.09 MB
Min working set memory: 3.07 MB
Private memory: 860 KB
Page faults: 799
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Total read transfer: 33.59 KB
Total write operations: 4
Total write transfer: 156 Bytes
Total other operations: 412,107
Total other transfer: 6.29 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 5
Handle count average: 122
Thread count average: 5

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command

Service details

Name: Media Center Extender Service
Service name: McrdSvc
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 3776

Image hashes

MD5: 52404cc76e9d53843bdf97564bb16bed
SHA-1: 28296cfc051b282403a6a46c079f3fcb94a3c54f
SHA-256: f5975ba14fa371d407c641d8992bea4a394c3d6cb853ff67727e71e6c99c3cf6

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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