"Media Center Extender Service - McCHSvc.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Media Center Extender Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Media Center Extender Service" service related to McCHSvc.exe?

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A

"Media Center Extender Service" is a Windows 7 service that "Allows Media Center Extenders to locate and connect to the computer." "Media Center Extender Service" service is provided by McCHSvc.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Media Center Extender Service" service:

Service name: Mcx2Svc
Display name: Media Center Extender Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Function Discovery Provider Host
   PnP-X IP Bus Enumerator
   Remote Desktop Services
   SSDP Discovery

"Media Center Extender Service" service is provided by an EXE file called: McCHSvc.exe:

Name: McCHSvc.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\McCHSvc.exe
Description: Media Center Extender Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 66.5 KB (68,096 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:19:33 AM

Disabling "Media Center Extender Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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