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How to Start/Stop Time Broker

Service name: TimeBrokerSvc

Display name: Time Broker


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

Path to executable:

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

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Time Broker 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 Time Broker service:

net start TimeBrokerSvc

sc start TimeBrokerSvc

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

To Stop Time Broker service:

net stop TimeBrokerSvc

sc stop TimeBrokerSvc

To change Startup type:


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

sc config TimeBrokerSvc start= auto


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

sc config TimeBrokerSvc start= demand


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

sc config TimeBrokerSvc start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config TimeBrokerSvc 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\TimeBrokerSvc" /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\TimeBrokerSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f