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Windows System Time Jumping by 18 mins

Posted on 2011-04-25
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have several PC's on my network who's time keeps jumping forward by about 18mins.  I have aready recync'd the PC's with DC's on my network which have the correct time but after a few minutes the times will jump forward again.
Question by:razorsharpskill

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by:Sean Meyer
ID: 35460840
First check the settings on your PDC and see if they are configured correctly.  Here is the MS article describing the correct setup for a domain.

If that all looks correct here is a force command for the recalitrant pc's.

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ID: 35460917
What do
w32tm /query /source
w32tm /query peers
show on the affected PCs, both before and after their odd timeshift?

Anything different to on a PC that behaves normally?

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ID: 35461166
If you are a member of domain then, it'll set automacally same as your server.
oe try to disable auto update time option.
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razorsharpskill earned 0 total points
ID: 35461335
Thank you for the responses.  It appears one of my DCs is on a HyperV server and that servers time was incorrect.
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ID: 35461726
As per MS recommendations, don't configure your virtual machines to get their time from the Hyper-V server.  Use the normal domain heirarchy.

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ID: 35496469
All the virtuals managed by that box had the same time issues.

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