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Windows Media Center Scheduler Service - Windows Vista Service

Starts and stops recording of TV programs within Windows Media Center.

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 Scheduler Service
Service name:ehSched
Type:own
Path:%WinDir%\ehome\ehsched.exe
Error control:ignore
Object:NT AUTHORITY\networkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

Windows Media Center Scheduler Service logs on as NT AUTHORITY\networkService and runs in its own process of ehsched.exe. It does not share its process with other services. If Windows Media Center Scheduler 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 Scheduler Service will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Media Center Scheduler Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsMediaCenterSchedulerServiceWindowsVista.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 ehsched.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.