Microsoft Software Protection Platform Service by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove sppsvc.exe
Version:   6.2.9200.16693 (win8_gdr.130815-1505)
MD5:   061a977c920fbe4bf71ff47c966dddca
SHA1:   f3c925417d93a11503e7fc1fab7f185d7179132b
SHA256:   746516396b72e4adb05d978c819cd45fe44ee194756f6da50121d755439ca590
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


sppsvc.exe runs as a service under the name Ochrana softwaru (sppsvc) within the local user context. The file is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation. This version is installed on Windows 8.


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:6.2.9200.16693 (win8_gdr.130815-1505)
Product version:6.2.9200.16693
Size:4.69 MB (4,917,760 bytes)
Build date:8/15/2013 9:37 PM
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Expiration date:Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
More details


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

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%
Alienware 1.18%
Medion 0.79%
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