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How to Start/Stop Auto Time Zone Updater service

Service name: tzautoupdate

Display name: Auto Time Zone Updater


Description:

Automatically sets the system time zone.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Auto Time Zone Updater service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Auto Time Zone Updater service:

net start tzautoupdate

sc start tzautoupdate


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Auto Time Zone Updater service:

net stop tzautoupdate

sc stop tzautoupdate


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\PerfHost\tzautoupdate" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config tzautoupdate start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\tzautoupdate" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config tzautoupdate start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\tzautoupdate" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config tzautoupdate start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\tzautoupdate" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config tzautoupdate start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\tzautoupdate" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\tzautoupdate" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f