Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.47%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.07%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.87%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.33%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.07%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 27.47%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 57.09%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.07%
6.1.1000.18273 (longhorn_mc_dev(wmbla).080702-2311) 0.40%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 8.96%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.67%
5.1.2710.2732 (xpsp(wmbla).050805-1239) 1.20%
5.1.2700.2180 (private/xpsp_mce.040810-0205) 0.33%

Relationships

Parent process
Related files

PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
CloseServiceHandle, OpenServiceW, OpenSCManagerW, DeleteService, ControlService, DeregisterEventSource, ReportEventW, RegisterEventSourceW, SetServiceStatus, RegDeleteKeyW, RegDeleteValueW, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW, RegSetValueExW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, AddAce, GetAce, GetAclInformation, AddAccessAllowedAce, InitializeAcl, GetLengthSid, IsValidSid, ChangeServiceConfig2W, CreateServiceW, RegEnumKeyExW, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, LookupAccountNameW, RegGetValueW, GetTokenInformation, OpenThreadToken, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerExW, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, GetSecurityDescriptorDacl, ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorW, CopySid, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, LookupAccountSidW, CreateWellKnownSid, OpenProcessToken, SetNamedSecurityInfoW, SetSecurityInfo
kernel32.dll
CloseHandle, SetEvent, GetModuleFileNameW, MultiByteToWideChar, GetLocalTime, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, GetCurrentThread, FreeLibrary, SizeofResource, lstrcmpiW, FindResourceW, LoadLibraryExW, GetModuleHandleW, ResetEvent, CreateEventW, ExitThread, WaitForSingleObject, CreateThread, WaitForMultipleObjects, CancelWaitableTimer, OpenThread, CreateWaitableTimerW, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCommandLineW, HeapSetInformation, QueueUserWorkItem, SetWaitableTimer, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, QueueUserAPC, OutputDebugStringW, OutputDebugStringA, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcessId, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetModuleHandleA, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, GetStartupInfoW, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, LocalFree, InterlockedExchange, GetVersionExA, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, DeleteCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSection, RaiseException, lstrlenW, GetLastError, HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, HeapFree, LoadResource, EncodeSystemPointer, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryW, GetTickCount64, QueryPerformanceFrequency, CreateEventExW
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
ole32.dll
CoRevertToSelf, CoTaskMemAlloc, CoCreateGuid, CoInitialize, CoInitializeEx, CoUninitialize, CoImpersonateClient, CoSetProxyBlanket, CoInitializeSecurity, StringFromGUID2, CoTaskMemFree, CoRegisterClassObject, CoRevokeClassObject, CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoReleaseServerProcess, CoAddRefServerProcess
slc.dll
SLGetWindowsInformationDWORD
user32.dll
TranslateMessage, RegisterDeviceNotificationW, UnregisterDeviceNotification, MsgWaitForMultipleObjectsEx, DispatchMessageW, UnregisterClassA, PeekMessageW, CharNextW, PostThreadMessageW

ehsched.exe

Windows Media Center Scheduler Service by Microsoft

Remove ehsched.exe
Version:   6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   4705e8ef9934482c5bb488ce28afc681
SHA1:   0827ddf85ccd2455aea261cd2ff5a9cfacb31b3b
SHA256:   359e9ec5693ce0be89082e1d5d8f5c5439a5b985010ff0cb45c11e3cfe30637d
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is ehsched.exe?

Windows Media Center Scheduler Service starts and stops recording of TV programs within Windows Media Center.

About ehsched.exe (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Windows Media Center is a feature of certain SKUs of the Windows 7 operating system that includes enhanced capabilities for consolidating digital entertainment and media content and deliveri

DetailsDetails

File name:ehsched.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Media Center Scheduler Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\ehome\ehsched.exe
Original name:ehSched.exe.mui
File version:6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:6.1.7600.16385
Size:124.5 KB (127,488 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:6.177891
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'ehSched'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.04140705%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.01294066%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.02846639%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:82 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:3,902/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:1.94 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.47 MB
Private (minimum):5.38 MB
Non-paged memory:1.94 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:43.54 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):44.86 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:5.49 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):5.57 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,558/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:63 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O other transfer:3 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:1/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:6
12
Handles:110
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Platform:64-bit
Command line:C:\windows\ehome\ehsched.exe
Owner:NETWORK SERVICE
Windows Service
Service name:ehSched
Display name:Windows Media Center-Planerdienst
Description:“Startet und beendet die Aufzeichnung von TV-Sendungen in Windows Media Center”
Type:Win32OwnProcess
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
sechost.dll (Host for SCM/SDDL/LSA Lookup APIs by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.03317660%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.02843708%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00473951%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:974,362/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:124 KB
1.16 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.01201578%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.01201578%
CPU cycles:156,631/sec
Memory:1.67 MB
ehsched.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.01066337%
Kernel CPU:0.00592310%
User CPU:0.00474027%
CPU cycles:210,580/sec
Memory:144 KB
ehTrace.dll
Total CPU:0.00474319%
Kernel CPU:0.00474319%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:66,863/sec
Memory:200 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.50%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 4.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 3.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 51.76% of Windows Media Center Scheduler Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 28.68%
Hewlett-Packard 18.87%
ASUS 14.34%
Acer 10.57%
Toshiba 9.81%
Lenovo 4.53%
Sony 3.02%
Samsung 2.26%
GIGABYTE 2.26%
MSI 1.51%
Alienware 0.75%
Medion 0.75%
Intel 0.75%
Gateway 0.75%
NEC 0.75%
Sahara 0.38%
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