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What does the ehmsas.exe file do?

The ehmsas.exe process is also known as Media Center Media Status Aggregator Service and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of ehmsas.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ehmsas.exe ehmsas.exe

ehmsas.exe is part of Windows. Ehmsas.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 37,376 bytes (42% of all these files), 47,104 bytes, 45,568 bytes, 46,592 bytes or, as the case may be, 38,912 bytes.
The Windows operating system requires this file. Ehmsas.exe contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. This ehmsas program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. For this reason, 2% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ehmsas.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ehmsas?

Part of the Windows Media Center Operating System
Mark Trenton
I agree. Just did a fresh install of WinMCE and there it was. It hasn't caused any trouble yet.
Wicked Clown
yep same as...win mce...just turned up ...fresh install... i was online with no anti virus
poo tangs friend
Have Media Center and its on there
needs to run windows media center and vista processes smoothly... without it.. MC will crash or lose locations of files and folders.
Trent Steenholdt

Summary: 8 users judge ehmsas.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall the program

To remove ehmsas.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate the program in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ehmsas.exe (ehmsas.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ehmsas.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ehmsas.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ehmsas.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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