You might have seen that your system becomes very slow and you are not able to use it. Then, you try to perform scanning using the antivirus and among the list of programs which are affecting your system, one would be Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application.
So what this application is all about and how to fix Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application Error, read the below article.
What is Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application?
Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application is a part of Windows Media Center and is a scheduled task. It helps you to watch premium digital cable channels from your cable provider on your system.
Also, it is called ehprivjob.exe and is created from software installed on your system.
As you know, almost l of the installed programs store data on your system and its registry which leads to fragmentation, creating invalid entries. Thus, slowing down the system’s performance.
Solution 1: Turning Off Windows Features
The easiest way to fix it to turn off the Windows Features. To do this, follow the below-given steps:
Step 1: To begin with, click on the Start button and in the search box type Control Panel. When it appears, click on it and press Enter key.
Step 2: Now, it the Control Panel window, click on Programs and Features.
Step 3: Alternatively, you can press the Windows + R key together from your keyboard and type appwiz.cpl in the run dialog box. Then, click on the Ok button.
Step 4: Then you need to click on the option ” Turn Windows feature on or off”.
Step 5: Search for Media Features and select the “+” sign to expand it.
Step 6: Then, search for Windows Media Center and uncheck the box on the right of it.
Step 7: For applying the changes made click on the “OK” button.
Step 8: At last, restart your system.
Solution 2: Make Use of Resource Manager and End the Process
One way to fix the Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application issues is to stop the process which is causing it, that is ehprivjob.exe process. Follow the below steps to fix this issue:
Step 1: At first, press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys together to open the Task Manager.
Step 2: Task Manager window will open. Then, click on the “Performance” tab and then click on the Open Resource Monitor present at the bottom.
Step 3: Alternatively, you can also press Windows + R key together from your keyboard to invoke the Run box. Then, type resmon in the dialog box and click on Ok button.
Step 4: Actually, you have to see the CPU, Memory and Disk sections.
Step 5: Now, click on “Processes” tab and search for “ehprivjob.exe” process. Then, right click on it and select “End Process”.
Step 6: Besides this, it is good to end all other unimportant processes that are consuming your system resources. Thus, your system’s performance will also increase.
Solution 3: Disabling A Scheduled Task
The task ehdrminit is one of the cause of the issue Digital TV Tuner Device Registration Application. Thus, disabling this task will help to fix the Device TV Tuner Device Registration Application issue. Just follow the below steps to disable the process:
Step 1: First you need to press the Windows key from your keyboard. Then, in the search bar type “Task Scheduler”. Alternatively, you can also click on the Start button and choose the Task Scheduler option.
Step 2: Task Scheduler window will appear. Then expand the options in the following order on the left side of pane: Task Scheduler Library -> Microsoft -> Windows.
Step 3: Then, search for the folder where ehdrminit task is located. Now, right click it and then disable it.
If the above given method doesn’t work for you, then try the next method to solve the issue.
Solution 4: Deleting the DRM Folder
Another way to fix the issue is to delete all of the contents in the DRM folder. To do this, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Click on Start button and then select My Computer.
Step 2: Now, click on the Programs option and after that select Data folder.
Step 3: Then, select the Microsoft folder and click on the Windows option.
Step 4: You will see DRM folder, delete it.
Step 5: For the settings to take effect, restart your system.
Solution 5: Uninstalling the TV Tuner
If you are not able to solve the problem, then the only and best way to solve the problem is to uninstall the TV Tuner. Thus, go through the below given step-by-step uninstallation process to delete registry entries on your system.
Step 1: Click on the Start button on taskbar and then type Control Panel in the search box and select it.
Step 2: Control Panel window will appear. Now click on Programs and Features.
Step 3: You will see list of all the installed programs and from it search for digital TV tuner and select it.
Step 4: On the upper side of the window, select the option “Uninstall”.
Step 5: After that, follow the instructions given and wait for it to get completed.
Step 6: Now, press the Windows and R key together from your keyboard to invoke Run dialog box. Then, type regedit in the box and click on “Ok” button.
Step 7: Now, open the folders in the following order: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-> Software and then search for the folder which contains the digital TV tuner. After searching for it, delete it.
Step 8: After that, open the folders in the following order: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-> Software-> Microsoft-> Windows-> CurrentVersion-> Run-> eg ui and delete the entries if any.
At last, restart your system.