"Microsoft Policy Platform Processor - policyHost.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Microsoft Policy Platform Processor" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Microsoft Policy Platform Processor" service related to policyHost.exe?

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A

"Microsoft Policy Platform Processor" is a Windows 7 service provided by policyHost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Microsoft Policy Platform Processor" service:

Service name: lppsvc
Display name: Microsoft Policy Platform Processor
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Policy Platform\policyHost.exe" /service
Dependencies: None

"Microsoft Policy Platform Processor" service is provided by a program called: policyHost.exe:

Name: policyHost.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Policy Platform\policyHost.exe
Description: Microsoft(R) Policy PlatformService Host
File version: 68.1.1010.0 (fbl_srv_ompssvc_lantern_sccm
Size: 50360 bytes
Modified: 9/19/2016 12:25:14 AM UTC

Disabling "Microsoft Policy Platform Processor" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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