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EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR) - Windows 8 Service

USB Consumer IR Driver for eHome by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:EHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)
Service name:usbcir
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\usbcir.sys
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 8 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 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreEHomeInfraredReceiverUSBCIRWindows8.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.

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 8 installation media.