The Windows Media Center Receiver Service (ehRecvr) supports the Windows Media Center so that you can receive TV and radio programs on the computer.
This service is installed by default in Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Enterprise, it and its startup type is Manual. This service is not available in Windows 7 Starter or Windows 7 Home Basic.
When the Windows Media Center Receiver Service is started in its default configuration, it logs on by using the Network Service account.
The Windows Media Center Receiver Service is dependent on the following system components:
- Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
- DCOM Server Process Launcher
- RPC Endpoint Mapper