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Cellular Time - Windows 10 Service

This service sets time based on NITZ messages from a Mobile Network.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Cellular Time
Service name:autotimesvc
Type:own
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k autoTimeSvc
File:%WinDir%\System32\autotimesvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeSystemTimePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Cellular Time service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in its own process of svchost.exe. No other services run in the same process. If Cellular Time fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the autotimesvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Cellular Time is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Cellular Time

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreCellularTimeWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the autotimesvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.