Intel Processor Driver (intelppm) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Processor Device Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Intel Processor Driver
Service name:intelppm
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\intelppm.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\intelppm

Default Behavior

The Intel Processor Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Intel Processor Driver fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the intelppm service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Intel Processor Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config intelppm start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The intelppm service is using the intelppm.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.