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Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service

 

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8.

Windows 8

Default Description

Synchronizes the system time of this virtual machine with the system time of the physical computer.

Additional Information

Unless you are using virtual machines on your system, this service can be disabled.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual (Trigger Start)
Windows 8 x64 Manual (Trigger Start)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual (Trigger Start)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual (Trigger Start)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual (Trigger Start)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual (Trigger Start)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): vmictimesync
Display Name: Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Additional Reading

None at this time.