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How to Start/Stop Software Protection

Service name: sppsvc

Display name: Software Protection


Description:

Enables the download, installation and enforcement of digital licenses for Windows and Windows applications. If the service is disabled,
the operating system and licensed applications may run in a notification mode. It is strongly recommended that you not disable the
Software Protection service.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\sppsvc.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Software Protection service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Locate Software Protection service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Software Protection service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter