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GPO --> NTP : Windows Time Server + GPO --> Change SystemTime

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Microsoft Legacy OSMicrosoft Server OSWindows Server 2008
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I have a bit of a problem...
Both GPOs do not work together
I am running a GPO BAT script  (USER Applied)

This works perfectly fine
Now I am trying to keep USERS (our users are local administrators to their computers)
from being able to edit the Windows Time Clock :  Windows 7 Ult x32
This GPO is a (COMPUTER) applied
Computer >> Policies >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment >> Change the System Time    (set to Domain Admins)

This GPO works just fine as well , however this one seems to Trump the User login due to the fact that it is a Computer GPO policy
Regardless of Group Policy Inheritance with the NetTime being above the Windows Clock Edit
So maybe I shouldn't be using NET TIME  bat script anyway ... so I went into a new GPO
Computer >> Policies >> Administrative Templates >> System >> Windows Time Service >> Time Providers

I'm thinking I could just point to a specific NTP server , although I would prefer to point to my Network Server
Here's what I did >>  (defaults except for NTP server)
NtpServer :,0x09
Type :   NT5DS
CrossSiteSyncFlags :   2
ResolvePeerBackoffMinutes :   15
ResolvePeerBackoffMaxTimes :   7
SpecialPollInterval :   3600
EventLogFlags :   0

This was applied , but time did not change.
I had the computer set 10 minutes ahead of actual time

What am I doing wrong?

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