• User Choice program

    IFXSPMGT.EXE Information

    This is a valid program, but it is up to you whether or not you want it to run on startup.

    Whether or not you need to run this program on startup must be decided by you. If you feel that you want this program starting automatically so that you have it available as needed, then do not disable it. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. If you require f urther assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.

  • Name
    Security Platform Management Service
  • Filename
    IFXSPMGT.exe
  • Command
    %system%\IFXSPMGT.exe
  • Description
    Part of the Trusted Platform Module(TPM) of Infineon Security Platform Software bundled on certain laptops from companies such as Acer, ASUS, HP and Sony.  Necessary if you use the TPM.

    Note that the file path and thus the command may vary depending on who assembled the computer.

    Variations include:

    %Windir%\SysWOW64\IFXSPMGT.exe for 64 bit machines

    %programfiles%\Hewlett-Packard\Embedded Security Software\ifxspmgt.exe

    %programfiles%\Infineon\Security Platform Software\ifxspmgt.exe
  • File Location
    %system%\
  • Startup Type
    This startup entry is installed as a Windows service.
  • Service Name
    IFXSpMgtSrv
  • Display Name
    Security Platform Management Service
  • HijackThis Category
    O23 Entry
  • Note
    %System% is a variable that refers to the Windows System folder. By default this is C:\Windows\System for Windows 95/98/ME, C:\Winnt\System32 for Windows NT/2000, or C:\Windows\System32 for Windows XP/Vista/7.
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