"ehtray.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "ehtray.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "ehtray.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "ehtray.exe" process?

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A

"ehtray.exe - Windows Media Center" process is created by the Windows Media Center application you are running on the desktop. The Windows Media Center is an application that allows you to view, play back, and record videos and music.

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "ehtray.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name  PID   Memory  Description

ehtray.exe  508   948 K   Windows Media Center

Additional information about "ehtray.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Windows\eHome\EhTray.exe /nav:-2
   
Started by: explorer.exe

Files used:
   C:\Windows\ehome
   C:\Windows\ehome\en-US\ehres.dll.mui
   
Registry keys: 
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKCU\Software\Classes
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions

"ehtray.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "ehtray.exe" process. It will go away, after you closed the "Microsoft Media Center" application.

 

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