Intel Processor Driver (intelppm) Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:System
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

Intel Processor Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is starting right at Kernel initialization. If the Intel Processor Driver fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the intelppm service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Intel Processor Driver

1. Select your Windows XP edition and service pack, and then click Download.

2. Save the WinXP_intelppm_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file.

4. 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 changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows XP installation media.