6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 7.69%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 7.69%
6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) 65.38%
6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) 11.54%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.85%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.85%



Media Center Extender Service by Microsoft

Remove Mcx2Svc.dll
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


There are 6 versions of mcx2svc.dll in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). The average file size is about 76.25 KB. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR.

What is mcx2svc.dll?

Windows Media Center Extender Service provides added functionality in allowing users to stream media from the computer to TVs in a building or home using a wireless router. The service is configured to automatically start and may cause media files such as inserted DVDs to only play in the Windows Media Center interface.

About mcx2svc.dll (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


File name:mcx2svc.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Media Center Extender Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\mcx2svc.dll


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of mcx2svc.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Hosted services
Runs as a shared service under the Windows svcHost
  • Shared name is 'Mcx2Svc'
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VersionsAll file variations of mcx2svc.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
9d2252224df2213e1b44fa608e6a1d14 7a6b4d91eda7867bf248b9b972b02d9c6c5e5634 79.5 KB
4448ccea974f0b15a00ea33fcedfc062 f9a2008236a64507d62086ebb6a8f80e877ffaf7 80 KB
0be09cd858abf9df6ed259d57a1a1663 52ffa10d98a68a5b88db8df95a110594bf9659bd 83 KB
bfb9ee8ee977efe85d1a3105abef6dd1 ee5cc0be06c9eb4a467d69fb9d05c4158e59e89a 66.5 KB
f84c8f1000bc11e3b7b23cbd3baff111 dad014f070f66ef64e849d3ac0f757ab9410d81c 82.5 KB
e2b0887816ed336685954e3d8fdaa51d eda01e471697881ac12c8167cda2525c4dd270eb 66 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.31%
Windows 7 Professional 26.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 7.69%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 7.69%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 76.92% of Media Center Extender Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Dell 28.57%
Toshiba 9.52%
Lenovo 9.52%
ASUS 9.52%
Sony 9.52%
Acer 4.76%
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