"SvcRestartTask" Scheduled Task for Office on Windows 7


What is the scheduled task "\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask" on my Windows 7 computer?

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"\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: SvcRestartTask
Location: \OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform
Description: This task restarts the Office Software Protection Platform service 
   at the specified time
Actions: %systemroot%\system32\sc.exe start osppsvc
Triggers: At 12:00 AM every day

Program file information about "sc.exe":

File name: sc.exe
File path: C:\Windows\system32\sc.exe
File size: 45056 bytes
Last modified time: 7/13/2009 9:39:35 PM
File description: A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT
File version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"sc.exe" is scheduled to run daily.

It is recommended to keep "\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask" disabled.


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