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Windows 7: Software Protection Service will NOT start.

22 Mar 2010   #11
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Permissions

On occasions when I have had to take ownership of an object, I have found that you also have to grant your self full permissions. It's worth a look see.

Keep Chuggin!


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23 Mar 2010   #12
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

[QUOTE=77thor;641271]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Open a command prompt and run as
Tried starting sppsvc from command prompt (run as administrator) with ownership and got...

"A system error occurred"
System error 5 has occurred"
"Access is denied"

I had renamed the Software Distribution folder during a previous attempt to fix this... but I have since put it back.

sfc /scannow shows NO issues.
Did you try starting sppsvc after renaming the Software Distribution Folder?
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23 Mar 2010   #13
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

I doubt that anybody can help you in this case but...

you can try these things:

-uninstall all 3p security software
-make sure time in system and in BIOS are the same
-diagnose your hdd by using manufacturer tool (It would be relate to issue with hdd)
-reset router to factory defaults
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24 Mar 2010   #14
77thor

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
 
 

[/QUOTE]
Did you try starting sppsvc after renaming the Software Distribution Folder?[/QUOTE]

Yes. Tried that.
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30 Mar 2010   #15
77thor

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
 
 

Still looking for a solution to this.... none of the suggestions panned out.
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31 Mar 2010   #16
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Have you checked already my suggestions from post 13?If none of suggestions help you try this:

1.Make sure you have sppsvc.exe file in C:\Windows\System32 folder.If not you have fill this file.
2.Import this fix to registry sppsvc.zip + restart computer
3.Reset security settings How do I restore security settings to the default settings?
you can also try this tool Rizone Security Restore 0.2.2.228 | Rizone Technologies

If none of above suggestions help then follow below:

1.Run cmd.exe with administrative previlliges (right click on cmd.exe as admin) and type:

sfc /scannow

2.Download & run Process Monitor Process Monitor,force error (try manually run Software Protection service),when it return error save log in *.PML format and pack to *.7zip or *.RAR and upload on RapidShare: 1-CLICK Web hosting - Easy Filehosting
3.Pack & upload also these files:

C:\Windows\System32\Winevt\Logs\Application.evtx
C:\Windows\System32\Winevt\Logs\System.evtx
C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\*.*


all these files also upload on rapidshare


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05 Apr 2010   #17
77thor

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
 
 

Flavius - Yes, I tried all your suggestions in Post #13.

sppsvc.exe file is in the system32 directory.
Microsoft FixIt (restore security settings) utility does not run on Win7.
sfc /scannow shows NO issues.

Still trying things....
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05 Apr 2010   #18
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

I assume that when you tried to start this, you did so in Services. This makes me wonder if you changed any other services? It is possible that you disabled a dependency:

Software Protection - Process and Service wiki
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06 Apr 2010   #19
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 77thor View Post
Flavius - Y
Microsoft FixIt (restore security settings) utility does not run on Win7.
right click on Fix it>>properties>>Compatbility>>run in Vista mode ->then should work or type commands from article manually
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07 Apr 2010   #20
77thor

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
I assume that when you tried to start this, you did so in Services. This makes me wonder if you changed any other services? It is possible that you disabled a dependency:

Software Protection - Process and Service wiki
I did NOT change or disable any service.
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