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Time on workstation not updating

Posted on 2010-08-24
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Hi,


I had someone ask me a question, which I didnt know the exact answer to.

If a workstation on a domain is not poicking up the time correctly how would you fix this?

can anyone help


other than the obvious log in as local admin and change....how can it be fixed?
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Mike Kline earned 800 total points
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You an use w32tmw32tm /resync /rediscoverand a really great article on how the time process works is by Matt (tigermatt on this site)  http://tigermatt.wordpress.com/2009/08/01/windows-time-for-active-directory/ThanksMike
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You could set up a logon script which calls the following:
net  time  /domain:MyDomain  /set  /yes
 
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You should also check the mainboard's CMOS battery, it may need to be replaced.
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by:mrbrain646
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042
I would check if there is a problem with the DC servers or NTP server not updating correctly.
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