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How to Start/Stop Hyper-V Heartbeat Service

Service name: vmicheartbeat

Display name: Hyper-V Heartbeat Service


Monitors the state of this virtual machine by reporting a heartbeat at regular intervals. This service helps you identify running virtual
machines that have stopped responding.

Path to executable:

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

Locate Hyper-V Heartbeat Service service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Hyper-V Heartbeat Service service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Hyper-V Heartbeat Service service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Type services.msc and press Enter