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KSecPkg - Windows 8 Service

Kernel Security Support Provider Interface Packages by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 11 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core Boot Boot Boot
Pro Boot Boot Boot
Enterprise Boot Boot Boot

Default Properties

Display name:KSecPkg
Service name:KSecPkg
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\Drivers\ksecpkg.sys
Error control:critical
Group:Cryptography

Default Behavior

is a kernel mode driver. If KSecPkg fails to load or initialize, the error is logged and the computer attempts to restart, using the Last Known Good configuration. If the Last Known Good configuration fails, Windows 8 startup also fails, and the boot process halts with a Stop error. If you disable this service, Windows 8 will fail to start. Do NOT change this service startup configuration if your computer is working.

Restore Default Startup Type of KSecPkg

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreKSecPkgWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

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