Allows Windows Media Center Extender devices to locate and connect to the computer.
This service also exists in Windows 7.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Starter||not exists||not exists||not exists|
|Home Basic||not exists||not exists||not exists|
|Business||not exists||not exists||not exists|
|Display name:||Windows Media Center Extender Service|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
Windows Media Center Extender Service logs on as NT Authority\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Windows Media Center Extender Service fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Mcx2Svc service has failed to start.
Windows Media Center Extender Service won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsMediaCenterExtenderServiceWindowsVista.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
Mcx2Svc.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.