HijackThis Category O4 Entry This entry has been requested 262,566 times. The Windows Media Center is an application that allows you to view, play back, and record videos and music. De-activate ehtray and your screensaver problems will disappear. Graham Hill When I disable this applet my screen-saver works fine. this contact form
all processes i've seen on my computer starting with "eh..." belong to Media Center Edition of XP Pro Oliver Heinrich It prevents screensaver/powersaver from running on my HP m7674n Weldon Is a Microsoft MCE application, but is unknown whether it is essential. chinnman If you have MS wireless keyboard and mouse, you will have conflicts with ehtray re: your screensaver. Noel Tulley ehtray.exe basically keeps your computer in a constant non-idle state so that Media Center functions like watching TV does not get interrupted when your idle watching it.
Important: Some malware camouflage themselves as ehtray.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Installing / uninstalling software or changing system settings can leave your registry fragmented with obsolete, corrupted or harmful files. Matt I had a "AGOBOT-KU" described shown in Spybot... Rick Schaeffer part of MCE 2005, allowing use of micosoft remote control to control media processes.
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Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues. Hpqsrmon It didn't show anywhere else. If it's disabled and the computer is restarted, the noise does not occur until you activate Windows Media Center. read this post here We recommend SecurityTaskManager for verifying your computer's security.
This program loads in the MSconfig section. If you require f urther assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums. The program has no visible window. If we are suspecting for the presence of spyware or malware in our system, we have to check for the similar names stored somewhere else.
get started Process Library HomeProcess DirectoryBlogAboutHomeProcess DirectoryBlogAboutHomeProcess DirectoryBlogAbout ehtray.exe Click here to run a scan if you are experiencing issues with this process. http://www.file.net/process/ehtray.exe.html Click to Run a Free Scan for ehtray.exe related errors Users Opinions Average user rating of ehtray.exe: based on 30 votes. Wmpnscfg It can be accessed through the system tray, and can be disabled by right clicking the icon. Hotkeyscmds This program does load whenever you activate Media Center.
Disabling or enabling it is down to user preference. TCampbell76 When connecting cell phone as modem the phone's port cannot be opened (regardless of which port it is on). It is also a part of Windows Media Center. Shane Turning off the ehtray.exe process in XP Media Center Edition disables the keyboard volume control. Syntpenh
Tray bar process for the Microsoft Media Center. (Desktop Audio Volume Indicator and Remote Control) See also: Link Raymond Like Alagarath says... The link I attached to the "Link" field goes to Google & is a search for "ehtray.exe". Jim Kelley Looked up 'ehrecvr' which is a Windows Media program necessary for watching live tv. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points. My Norton 360- 2011 Pro. Do you have additional information?
ehtray.exe displays the green bar volume indicators on a windows media center system Alagarath According to microsoft it is not an essentual software to run...not that I trust microsoft Nathan gray If you want a detailed security rating about your ehtray.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager. Graham Hill When I disable this applet my screen-saver works fine. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.
It can be accessed through the system tray, and can be disabled by right clicking the icon. Why is ehtray.exe giving me errors? I read Alagarath's post here, re-added this exe at start-up, and my on-screen works again. So just uninstall Microsoft Media Center and then delete the file and it will solve all your problems with respect to ehtray.exe.Leave a Reply You must be logged in
Check it out! MC seems to run OK without starting up during bootup. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues. TCampbell76 If you have MS wireless keyboard and mouse, you will have conflicts with ehtray re: your screensaver.
I just need to upgrade into a higher windows and be done with it. Do you have additional information? The common path for ehtray.exe is given below C:WINDOWSehomeehtray.exe How to disable ehtray.exe Non-system processes can be stopped as they are not involved in running the OS. Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it.