6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.55%
6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) 2.75%
6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) 1.65%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 1.10%
6.1.1000.18273 (longhorn_mc_dev(wmbla).080702-2311) 0.55%
6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 64.29%
6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 16.48%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 3.85%
5.1.2715.2765 (xpsp(wmbla).050928-2135) 2.75%
5.1.2710.2732 (xpsp(wmbla).050805-1245) 0.55%
5.1.2710.2732 (xpsp(wmbla).050805-1239) 4.95%
5.1.2700.2180 (private/xpsp_mce.040810-0205) 0.55%



Media Center Tray Applet by Microsoft

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


There are 12 versions of ehtray.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). ehtray.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 120.46 KB. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0060% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.52 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 43 Bytes per minute for reads and 6 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is ehtray.exe?

Media Center Tray Applet (ehtray.exe) is the program that runs in the notification area system tray for Microsoft Media Center.

About ehtray.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


File name:ehtray.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Media Center Tray Applet
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\ehome\ehtray.exe


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of ehtray.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'ehTray.exe' → "C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe"

VersionsAll file variations of ehtray.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
9e9c65dd79810bb32f43f809c9f745eb 915155c77fb7fc96b21562263dd527d8ea20a05f 206.5 KB
a7dc47dbbe3c0384ba719dc4188afa7e 4bdc62f6fa686563a60361ea8baedd29424bb644 141 KB
10035e4c014522fe740172ff0b4ff43e d7be1bdc819b16dc37aafbc84bf5ca901f860085 159.5 KB
40071cc2b9c61d365cc109d6d56ff064 1b9c773142e54669b7ae246015c20f3d964a1e89 159.5 KB
02984a1f18f563947eb167adf63b2eac 275aa23e7b7f34824ba49eef6857a33b75d423a4 148.5 KB
bf08674925f151bd4537b89a493e3e0c 60bc596427695f4371333234b370fb4af0cb6297 123 KB
65437dad4f238ea9549408a783002222 0f17ea08622d632bf8e01d58a5905c86bde90fd5 135 KB
2e0953919779a44bf9dfb7b07c58535a c6bb0abcda3c407d8fc68f4467cc2f4e0a431665 122.5 KB
7e48b4958c131e9643ddcd2e7ca3fe9f d5634cb2215bf5ccd66d51a88a6a710d03c79418 66 KB
9c69e6a25f5500501b14af43311f8d8b 931eca440bf46c85596a9922b0ad9632612c6f5e 63 KB
7a21e06385e748e9cb0252f1bbc493f1 7db921347475c9470c5dc75597582f821e839f08 63 KB
f90137a9897071ede961a5aba4ea524f 691d35944591ec738c0d1d8af8cb471a3260357b 58 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 78.95%
Windows Vista Ultimate 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.36%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.58%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 67.47% of Media Center Tray Applet.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 21.94%
Dell 21.94%
Sony 14.19%
Toshiba 11.61%
Gateway 10.32%
ASUS 7.74%
Acer 3.87%
Lenovo 2.58%
Intel 2.58%
American Megatrends 1.94%
Samsung 1.29%
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