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What is ehprivjob.exe?

Part of Digital TV Tuner device registration application. by Microsoft

What is it?

Digital TV Tuner device registration application is a scheduled task for Microsoft Media Center.
Description of ehprivjob.exe from Microsoft
With Windows Media Center and the right hardware, it's possible to watch and record premium digital cable channels from your cable provider. However, setting up a computer to do this can be an advanced task. Here are answers to some common questions about setting up your computer to receive digital cable. The Digital Cable Advisor is a tool in Media Center that you can use to analyze your computer hardware to determine whether it meets the minimum requirements for watching and recording digital cable. This includes your computer's performance and display capabilities, as well as the available connection types.
(ehprivjob.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does ehprivjob.exe run?

Process - ehprivjob.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. ehprivjob.exe is executed by the process services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft).

How does ehprivjob.exe start?

Scheduled task - ehprivjob.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\ActivateWindowsSearch'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - ehprivjob.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\DispatchRecoveryTasks'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the ehprivjob.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of ehprivjob.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Digital TV Tuner device registration application.?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is ehprivjob.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU201.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.78 MB RAM17.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Digital TV Tuner device regist...?

What else is related?

Digital TV Tuner device registration application. Stability

ehprivjob.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Microsoft Windows XP (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: ehprivjob.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Digital TV Tuner device registration application.
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 289 KB
Original file name: ehPrivJob.exe.mui
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000602866%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000401911%
User CPU: 0.00002009553306%
Privileged CPU time: 62.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 328,277,262
CPU cycle count /min: 7,437
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 70.54 MB
Peak committed memory: 72.54 MB
Paged memory: 3.78 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.86 MB
Paged system memory: 137.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.61 KB
Working set memory: 1.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.36 MB
Min working set memory: 1.74 MB
Private memory: 3.78 MB
Page faults: 3,570
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 34.28 KB
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,489
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 53.48 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Handle count average: 191
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Windows\ehome\ehPrivJob.exe /DoRecoveryTasks

Scheduled task details

Name: UpdateRecordPath
Command: \Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\UpdateRecordPath

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\DispatchRecoveryTasks

Image hashes

MD5: c07d5582f2107acab4564e1dae977c64
SHA-1: b4c123c7d17a3c44e74880b4108766e8ce4b6a66
SHA-256: a9ae53f7d23ddc96a05f3b93f547abd1896233f3d835c6b07ad9e9781788bc32

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File entropy: 5.66326
File packed: No
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