Skip to main content

Fix WPA Registry

  • In some cases, the system may have corrupt WPA registry keys at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\WPA which can cause sppsvc to not work and activation to fail, it can also cause high CPU usage in sppsvc service.
  • If you are not sure whether you need to do it or not, you can get help from here.
  • This registry key is protected by the kernel and cannot be deleted normally. That is why we need to follow some more steps below to clear it.

Steps To Fix WPA Registry

  • Download
  • Extract this zip file.
  • Copy rearm.cmd file to the root of the C drive, like C:\rearm.cmd
  • Open the command prompt as administrator and enter the below command
    Shutdown /f /r /o /t 0
  • After the system restarts, select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Command Prompt.
  • Enter the following command
  • If it says the command is not recognized, enter
    bcdedit | find "osdevice"
  • It will show you the OS drive letter. Use that drive letter in the command, for example,
  • Wait for it to finish. When it's finished, you will be able to type in the command prompt, If not then wait.
  • Once done, exit and then normally boot into Windows.
  • If it doesn't help, you can connect with us for help.

Video Tutorial