Windows 10 Services

Auto Time Zone Updater - Windows 10 Service

Automatically sets the system time zone.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home not exists Manual Disabled Disabled
Pro not exists Manual Disabled Disabled
Education not exists Disabled Disabled Disabled
Enterprise not exists Manual Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:Auto Time Zone Updater
Service name:tzautoupdate
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeSystemTimePrivilege
  • SeTimeZonePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Auto Time Zone Updater service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Auto Time Zone Updater fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the tzautoupdate service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Auto Time Zone Updater

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreAutoTimeZoneUpdaterWindows10.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 tzautoupdate.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.