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What does the DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe file do?

The DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe process is also known as Intel® Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Criticial Policy Service or, as the case may be, Intel DPTF Critical Service and is a part of Intel Dynamic Platform & Thermal Framework or, as the case may be, Intel® Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Critical Service Application. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe

DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. The file size is 19,456 bytes.
This DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The DptfPolicyCriticalService file is not part of the Windows operating system. The file contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. The file does not supply any version information or other description. For this reason, 32% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe file has a 0% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 63,288 bytes. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file by Microsoft is digitally signed. So please check the file on your computer. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about DptfPolicyCriticalService?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Intel Dynamic Platform & Thermal Framework or Intel® Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Critical Service Application

To remove DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Intel Dynamic Platform & Thermal Framework or Intel® Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Critical Service Application in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe (DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or DptfPolicyCriticalService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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