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Hyper-V Remote Desktop Virtualization Service - Windows 10 Service

Provides a platform for communication between the virtual machine and the operating system running on the physical computer.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Hyper-V Remote Desktop Virtualization Service
Service name:vmicrdv
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k ICService
File:%WinDir%\System32\icsvcext.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeManageVolumePrivilege
  • SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege
  • SeShutdownPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Hyper-V Remote Desktop Virtualization Service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Hyper-V Remote Desktop Virtualization Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the vmicrdv service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Hyper-V Remote Desktop Virtualization Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreHyperVRemoteDesktopVirtualizationServiceWindows10.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 icsvcext.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.