Windows 10 Services

EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR) - Windows 10 Service

USB Consumer IR Driver for eHome by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)
Service name:usbcir
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR) service is a kernel mode driver. If EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the usbcir service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreEHomeInfraredReceiverUSBCIRWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the usbcir.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.