"Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service - ICSvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" service related to ICSvc.dll?

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A

"Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" is a Windows 8 service that Synchronizes the system time of this virtual machine with the system time of the physical computer. "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" service is provided by ICSvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" service:

Service name: vmictimesync
Display name: Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None

"Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" service is provided by a program called: ICSvc.dll:

Name: ICSvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\ICSvc.dll
Description: Virtual Machine Integration Component 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 336384 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 12:24:02 AM UTC

Disabling "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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