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How to Remove the Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application?

Is there an error regarding the digital TV tuner device registration application showing on your Windows, whether it’s a laptop or a PC? Is that slowing your laptop down?

If the answer is yes, then the error or the slowing down of your laptop is caused by the digital TV, turner device registration application.

Do you wish to be sure about this error? You can run your security cleaner and identify this issue.

Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application

You have come to the right place if you have been looking for a solution to this device registration application error.

We have three methods that have been tested to help you fix this problem. However, before we get to the solutions, let’s look at what the digital TV tuner application is, and then you can decide if you want to disable it or remove it.

Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application
Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application

What Is The Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application?

A process called ehPrivJob.exe is run by the digital TV tuner registration application. The ‘eh’ in the beginning indicates eHome.

The digital tuner application is a part of the Windows Media Center.

What the TV tuner device application does is get digital signals on your PC. It allows you to watch digital cable channels on your PC.

Furthermore, it even allows you to record your favorite cable channels.

Does your PC have a Digital TV tuner registration application?

If you’re not sure about whether you have this application or not, then you can check it in two ways.

Firstly, you can look at the device label. If there is a label with Integrated Digital Tuner, Digital receiver, or Digital tuner anywhere on it, then it has it.

However, if you do not have the device label, then you can do it by following the following steps:

Windows Device Manager Label
Windows Device Manager Label
  1. Open the Windows Device Manager (You can do that by pressing the window and R key together).
  2. The run box will appear. Type “devmgmt.msc“.
  3. You can check if you have the digital TV tuner registration application on your PC or not.

 

Why Turn Off The Digital TV Tuner Application?

Why Turn Off The Digital TV Tuner Application?
Why Turn Off The Digital TV Tuner Application?

As we mentioned before, the digital TV tuner application runs the ehprivjob.exe process.

This process is not a system process, which you get from software installed on your PC system. This app stores all data in the system registry, creating invalid entries.

The invalid entries slow down the performance of the PC. The thing about the digital TV tuner device is that it’s an autostart app. So, if you run Windows Media Center, then this app will also run.

The Antivirus application can detect when the digital TV turner device registration application slows down performance. It starts making suggestions to you to stop it or disable it.

The Digital TV tuner device registration application can become threatening if you happen to run many processes.

If you’re not using it, then why not remove it? However, if you happen to use it often, then you can switch it off. We will tell you how.

How Can You Fix The Digital TV Tuner Application?

Fix The Digital TV Tuner Application
Fix The Digital TV Tuner Application

We have three solutions for you. If you’re doing it on your laptop or PC, these three solutions will help you fix the Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application error or turn it off.

Solution no.1: Turn it off

Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application

If you don’t wish to remove Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application and want to shut it off, then you can do it using the built-in Windows features.

You can do that by:

  1. Click on the start button or the Windows key and open the Control Panel.
  2. You can also open the Control Panel by pressing the Windows and R keys together and typing CPL in the Run box and pressing OK.
  3. Find the programs and features in the Control Panel window and click on them.
  4. Click on the Turn Windows feature on or off.
  5. Find the Media Feature option and expand it by clicking the +
  6. Uncheck the Windows Media Center box.
  7. Apply the changes by clicking
  8. Restart your PC or laptop.

Solution no 2: Using Resource Monitor

Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application

If the first solution to fix the digital TV tuner device registration application did not work for you, then you can use this solution, which stops any app from running on your PC. Try the following steps:

  1. Open Task Manager by pressing and holding Ctrl + Shift + Esc or by pressing the Window and R keys together and typing resmon in the dialog box.
  2. Find and click on the Performance tab.
  3. Clock the Open Resource Monitor, which you can see at the bottom.
  4. Look through the CPU, memory, and disk and find the.exe process.
  5. Once you see it, right-click and press End Process.

You can use other processes also, which you might think are affecting the PC’s performance and memory.

Solution 3: Remove It (By Uninstalling)

Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application

If none of the other two solutions work or you wish to remove it altogether because you do not have any use for it, then try the following solution. It will 100% do it for you. This solution will delete any registry entries you want on your computer, even the Digital TV Turner Device Registration Application.

  1. Click on the start button or the Windows key and open the Control Panel.
  2. You can also open the Control Panel by pressing the Windows and R keys together and typing CPL in the Run box and pressing OK.
  3. Find the programs and features and click on them.
  4. You will see a list of all the installed programs. Find a digital TV tuner and click it.
  5. Click on uninstall. You can see it at the top of the window or right-click and click on uninstall.
  6. Follow the uninstallation wizard, and the process will be completed.
  7. Open the Registry Editor by holding the Windows and R keys together and typing Regedit into the Run Dialog Box.
  8. Once you get the Registry Editor Window open, search for (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftware) and delete any folder that you see containing a digital TV tuner.
  9. After that, search for (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrent VersionRuneg UI) and delete any entries relating to the digital TV tuner.
  10. Once done, restart your PC.

Should you turn it off or remove it?

If you plan to watch digital TV on your PC, then you should not remove it.

This app allows you to watch and record digital cable channels. It will automatically run when you open Windows Media Center.

If you plan to watch cable channels on your PC, then turn it off because that will allow you to turn it on and off whenever you want.

However, if you keep getting an error and you turned it off, but the error is not going away, or if you’re not going to use it, then uninstalling is the best option.

It all depends on you, and whether you will be using your PC as a TV or not.

Common Things to Know:

Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application

Before moving further there are some common questions that we gathered about Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application that most of the people want to know.

Does the Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application automatically start?

Yes, it does. However, it will mostly run in the background when you open the Windows Media Center.

Will I face any consequences for turning the Digital Tuner Device registration application off?

No, it will not have any consequences or affect your PC in any way. The only thing it will affect is the ability to watch digital TV on your PC. Removing it will not allow you to watch the cable channels on your PC. Other than that, it has no threat.

Is the Digital TV Tuner Device App a threat to my PC?

It is not harmful and does not pose any threat. It only slows the computer down and influences the PC to run to the fullest.

Is my PC performance affected by the digital TV tuner?

Like many other Windows apps that run in the background, this one also slows computers performance. It makes your computer performance become sluggish.

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