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What is ehrecvr.exe?

Part of Windows Media Center Receiver Service by Microsoft

What is it?

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.
Description of 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 delivering it, on demand, to the user. Windows Media Center is a sophisticated application designed to provide easy access to the entertainment services and digital media content that are available through the Windows Media Center PC. It has a user interface that is easy to use from a distance and designed to be accessed primarily through a TV-style remote control.
(ehrecvr.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does ehrecvr.exe run?

Service - ehrecvr.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'ehRecvr' (Servicio Receptor de Windows Media Center). This is a system service that is installed with the Windows operating system and protected with Window's File Protection. This service runs as the NETWORK SERVICE account with minimum privileges on the local computer and acts as the computer on the network. Servicio Receptor de Windows Media Center 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 0.6% of all Boost users have the ehrecvr.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of ehrecvr.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How stable is Windows Media Center Receiver Service?
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 ehrecvr.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00034% CPU3358.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
19.09 MB RAM88.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 6 /min0.3%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
          22 context switches/sec22.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Windows Media Center Receiver ...?

What else is related?

Windows Media Center Receiver Service Stability

ehrecvr.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
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
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: ehrecvr.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Windows Media Center Receiver Service
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 680.5 KB
Original file name: ehRecvr.exe.mui
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0511348899%
Privileged CPU: 0.0507990363%
User CPU: 0.00033585364824%
Privileged CPU time: 166839.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 817 ms
CPU cycle count: 223,204,899
CPU cycle count /min: 135,868,178
Context switches /sec: 22
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 115.89 MB
Peak committed memory: 120.86 MB
Paged memory: 19.09 MB
Peak paged memory: 19.47 MB
Paged system memory: 191.28 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.52 KB
Working set memory: 13.35 MB
Peak working set memory: 18.29 MB
Min working set memory: 11.38 MB
Private memory: 19.09 MB
Page faults: 9,343
Page faults /min: 53
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 324
Read operations /min: 3
Total read transfer: 5.31 MB
Read transfer /min: 26.06 KB
Total write operations: 12,132
Write operations /min: 3
Total write transfer: 60.12 MB
Write transfer /min: 132.04 KB
Total other operations: 20,152
Other operations /min: 83
Total other transfer: 697.75 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2.43 KB
Handle count average: 363
Thread count average: 23
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): Network Service
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command

Service details

Name: Servicio Receptor de Windows Media Center
Service name: ehRecvr
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Servicio de Windows Media Center para la recepción de difusión de TV y FM.”

Image hashes

MD5: c4002b6b41975f057d98c439030cea07
SHA-1: 2ac6028981e07f7a6406da87b8158e17627da2a0
SHA-256: 3d2484fbb832efb90504dd406ed1cf3065139b1fe1646471811f3a5679ef75f1

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File entropy: 5.71523
File packed: No
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