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Windows Media Center Receiver Service - Windows Vista Service

Windows Media Center Service for TV and FM broadcast reception.

This service also exists in Windows 7.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Media Center Receiver Service
Service name:ehRecvr
Type:own
Path:%WinDir%\ehome\ehRecvr.exe
Error control:ignore
Object:NT AUTHORITY\networkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

Windows Media Center Receiver Service logs on as NT AUTHORITY\networkService and runs in its own process of ehRecvr.exe. It does not share its process with other services. If Windows Media Center Receiver Service fails to load or initialize, Windows Vista start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Dependencies

Windows Media Center Receiver Service will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Media Center Receiver Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreWindowsMediaCenterReceiverServiceWindowsVista.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 ehRecvr.exe file exists in the %WinDir%\ehome folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.