Windows Media Center In-band Guide Loader

mcGlidHost.exe. What is it?

The mcGlidHost.exe is a Windows Media Center In-band Guide Loader.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. McGlidHost.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. McGlidHost.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 50,688 bytes.


McGlidHost.exe creates new records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your system performance to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures. Free scan for PC issues (Special offer. See more information about Outbyte, uninstall instructions, EULA and Privacy Policy)


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Windows Media Center In-band Guide LoaderPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %WINDOWS%Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 50,688 bytes, 49,664 bytes


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Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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by GD Himes on Sep 26, 2011 at 07:37 AM

FAIL! What does it do, and what does the name actually mean? Especially since this keeps phoning home, even though I'm not running WMC, and WMC actually can't run...

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