"ehsched.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"ehsched.exe" process represents "Windows Media Center Scheduler Service" program. "ehsched.exe" process is created by the service: "Windows Media Center Scheduler Service".

"ehsched.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         ehsched

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
ehsched.exe               5,752 K   Windows Media Center Scheduler Service

Additional information about "ehsched.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\windows\ehome\ehsched.exe

Programe file information:
   Name: ehsched.exe
   Location: C:\windows\ehome\ehsched.exe
   Description: Windows Media Center Scheduler Service
   Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
   Size: 127488 bytes
   Last modified: 7/13/2009 9:39:09 PM
   Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\eHome\RecoveryTasks

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKCR\AppID\{FA018B44-5E9F-4875-B127-5085A1B02ABD}

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\LPK.dll

"ehsched.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "ehsched.exe" process.

 

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