"Office Software Protection Platform - OSPPSVC.EXE" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Office Software Protection Platform" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Office Software Protection Platform" service related to OSPPSVC.EXE?

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A

"Office Software Protection Platform" is a Windows 7 service that "Office Software Protection Platform Service (unlocalized description)" "Office Software Protection Platform" service is provided by OSPPSVC.EXE EXE file.

Detailed information on "Office Software Protection Platform" service:

Service name: osppsvc
Display name: Office Software Protection Platform
Execution command: 
   C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\OSPPSVC.EXE
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Office Software Protection Platform" service is provided by an EXE file called: OSPPSVC.EXE:

Name: OSPPSVC.EXE
Location: C:\Windows\System32\OSPPSVC.EXE
Description: Microsoft Office Software Protection Platform
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 4.42 MB (4,640,000 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, January 09, 2010, 9:37:50 PM
Product name: Microsoft Office
Vendor: Microsoft Corporation

Disabling "Office Software Protection Platform" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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