"IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process?

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A

"IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process represents "Intel(R) Content Protection HECI Service" program. "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process is created by the service: "Intel(R) Content Protection HECI Service".

"IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         IntelCpHeciSvc

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
IntelCpHeciSvc.exe        5,356 K   Intel(R) Content Protection HECI Service

Additional information about "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\windows\SysWow64\IntelCpHeciSvc.exe

Programe file information:
   Name: IntelCpHeciSvc.exe
   Location: C:\windows\SysWow64\IntelCpHeciSvc.exe
   Description: Intel(R) Content Protection HECI Service
   Version: 
   Size: 284144 bytes
   Last modified: 6/1/2016 6:23:36 PM
   Company Name: 
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Intel\Logs\IntelCPHS.log

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKCR\AppID\{11AC3232-E7D7-49CD-ABFE-501700100B3A}
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\windows\SysWow64\IntelCpHeciSvc.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\CFGMGR32.dll

"IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "IntelCpHeciSvc.exe" process.

 

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