sppsvc.exe

Microsoft Software Protection Platform Service by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove sppsvc.exe
Version:   6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   4c287f9069fedbd791178876ee9de536
SHA1:   f4855315a4f753565a3e72427071b225ae823309
SHA256:   6099e76ff6fba002eba2ba7be4e3238d91332e077524d1dd402e0c9ada22e852
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

Overview

sppsvc.exe runs as a service under the name Ochrana softwaru (sppsvc) with minimal NETWORK SERVICE privileges on the local PC and acts as the computer on the network. The file is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation. This version is designed to run on Windows 7 and is compiled as a 32 bit program.

DetailsDetails

File name:sppsvc.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Microsoft Software Protection Platform Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\sppsvc.exe
Original name:sppsvc.exe.mui
File version:6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:6.1.7600.16385
Size:3.03 MB (3,179,520 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Expiration date:Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
Entropy:7.357806
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • SLSvc
  • 'sppsvc' (Software Protection)

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.01088965%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00573079%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00515886%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:2,262,711 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:125,957/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:20/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:2.41 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):7.03 MB
Private (minimum):3.47 MB
Non-paged memory:2.41 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:28.83 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):30.13 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:4.36 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):7.48 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:4,562/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:245 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:114 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:6 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:3/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:4
12
Handles:149
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Platform:32-bit
Command line:C:\Windows\System32\sppsvc.exe
Owner:NETWORK SERVICE
Windows Service
Service name:sppsvc
Display name:Ochrana softwaru
Description:“Gjør det mulig å laste ned, installere og aktivere digitale lisenser for Windows og Windows-programmer. Hvis tjenesten deaktiveres, kan det hende at operativsystemet og lisensierte programmer kjøres i varslingsmodus. Det anbefales på det sterkeste at du ikke deaktiverer tjenesten for programvarebeskyttelse.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.02936542%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.02936542%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00000000%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:267,859/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:1.24 MB
1.16 MB
sppsvc.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00172284%
Kernel CPU:0.00146836%
User CPU:0.00025448%
CPU cycles:45,139/sec
Memory:3.04 MB
msvcrt.dll
Total CPU:0.00139425%
Kernel CPU:0.00139425%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:28,180/sec
Memory:688 KB
npggNT.des
Total CPU:0.00013114%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.00013114%
CPU cycles:113,323/sec
Memory:256 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.00%
Windows 8.1 17.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.50%
Windows 7 Professional 7.00%
Windows 8 3.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.50%
Windows 8 Pro 3.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 45.23% of Microsoft Software Protection Platform Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 18.90%
Hewlett-Packard 18.50%
ASUS 18.11%
Acer 12.60%
Toshiba 11.02%
Lenovo 8.66%
Sony 3.94%
Intel 2.36%
Samsung 1.97%
GIGABYTE 1.97%
Alienware 1.18%
Medion 0.79%
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