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Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766

What is Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft has released the October 2006 Update Rollup for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update rollup is intended for computers that are running Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.


Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766 is a software program developed by Microsoft. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named ehshell.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/925766
Help link: support.microsoft.com?kbid=925766
Installation folder: C:\windows\ehome
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$hf_mig$\KB873339\spuninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766

Program executable:ehshell.exe
Additional files:
  • CBVAFilter.dll - Media Center Content Based Video Analyzer Filter Module
  • ehcett.dll - Media Center Central European Triple Tap Input Module
  • ehkeyctl.dll - Media Center SDK Triple-tap/Soft Keyboard Control
  • ehcyrtt.dll - Media Center Cyrillic Triple Tap Input Module
  • ehjpnime.dll - Media Center Japanese Triple Tap Input Module
  • ehchhime.dll - Media Center Chinese Triple Tap Input Module
  • ehchsime.dll
  • ehchtime.dll
  • ehentt.dll - Media Center English Triple Tap Input Module
  • ehmsas.exe - Media Center Media Status Aggregator Service
  • ehkorime.dll - Media Center Korean Triple Tap Input Module
  • bdatunepia.dll - BDA Tuning Model Primary Interop Assembly
  • ehepg.dll - Media Center Electronic Program Guide
  • ehglid.dll - Guide Loader for In-band Data Module
  • EhMCXIns.exe - Media Center Extender Install Helper
  • ehepgdat.dll - Electronic Program Guide Downloader
  • ehepgnet.dll - Media Center EPG Network Interface
  • ehExtHost.exe - Media Center Extensibility Host
  • ehcommon.dll - Media Center Common Components
  • EhDebug.dll - Media Center Debugging Support
  • ehRecObj.dll - Media Center Recording Objects
  • ehdrop.dll - Mediacenter.DropTarget Module
  • ehrecvr.exe - Media Center Receiver Service
  • ehcm.dll - Media Center Component Model
  • ehPlayer.dll - Media Center Player Module
  • ehiExtCOM.dll - Media Center Interop DLL
  • ehiExtens.dll
  • ehiMsgr.dll
  • ehiPlay.dll
  • ehiProxy.dll
  • ehiuserxp.dll
  • ehiVidCtl.dll
  • ehiwmp.dll
  • ehiwuapi.dll
  • ehRec.exe - Media Center Host Module
  • ehepgdec.dll - Media Center Decryption
  • ehres.dll - Media Center Resources
  • ehExtCOM.dll - Media Center COM API
  • ehProxy.dll - Media Center Proxy
  • DebugSvc.dll - Debug services
  • ehCIR.dll - IR service
  • custsat.dll - custsat

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • ehdrop.dll is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'EHomeVideosHandler' with the ProgID of 'EHomeDropTarget.EHomeVideosHandler' and the action verb 'play.
  • ehrecvr.exe runs as a service named 'Media Center Receiver Service' (ehRecvr) "Media Center Service for TV and FM broadcast reception".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004907693%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00039500%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009577%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:29 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:4.37 MB
Total CPU:0.0000635373%
Kernel CPU:0.00003767%
User CPU:0.00002587%
I/O reads/min:34 Bytes
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes

How do I remove Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766?

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 KB925766.

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 20.00%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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