Windows 7 Services

Hauppauge Consumer Infrared Receiver - Windows 7 Service

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This service exists in Windows 7 only.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:Hauppauge Consumer Infrared Receiver
Service name:hcw85cir
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The Hauppauge Consumer Infrared Receiver service is a kernel driver. If the Hauppauge Consumer Infrared Receiver fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the hcw85cir service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of Hauppauge Consumer Infrared Receiver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreHauppaugeConsumerInfraredReceiverWindows7.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 hcw85cir.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.

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