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Thread Ordering Server - Windows 8 Service

Provides ordered execution for a group of threads within a specific period of time.

This service also exists in Windows 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Thread Ordering Server
Service name:THREADORDER
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
File:%WinDir%\system32\mmcss.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
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Default Behavior

The Thread Ordering Server service runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Thread Ordering Server fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the THREADORDER service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Thread Ordering Server

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreThreadOrderingServerWindows8.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.

Note. Make sure that the mmcss.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.