When attempting to open PGP Desktop or perform file encryption, you receive the error below.
Cannot establish connection with the PGP SDK service.
This can occur when the PGPserv service on the system has stopped. This can be resolved by restarting the PGPserv service in the Windows Services on the system. This applies to versions 8.x, 9.x, 10.0.x, 10.1.x, and 10.2.x of PGP Desktop for Windows.
To restart the PGPserv service
Expand the appropriate section for your operating system.
Windows Vista & Windows 7