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Time Broker - Windows 8 Service

Coordinates execution of background work for WinRT application. If this service is stopped or disabled, then background work might not be triggered.

This service exists in Windows 8 only.

Startup Type

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

Display name:Time Broker
Service name:TimeBroker
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
File:%WinDir%\System32\TimeBrokerServer.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Time Broker

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreTimeBrokerWindows8.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 TimeBrokerServer.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.