Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service (vmictimesync) on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service (vmictimesync)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service"?

✍: FYIcenter.com

A

"Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service (vmictimesync)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that synchronizes the system time of this virtual machine with the system time of the physical computer.

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 the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" service should not cause any issues on running Windows Server 2008. If you are not running Windows 2012 Server on a virtual machine, you can disable "Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service" to improve system performance and security.

 

List of Services on Windows Server 2008

⇒⇒Windows Server 2008 Tutorials

2017-11-06, 115👍, 0💬