windows 7 computers time incorrect

A number of  windows 7 computers in the domain are showing the time incorrect.  Is there a way to correct this?
ShenAsked:
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ShenConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I did the following to resolve this:

un join and then rejoined the clients to the domain
net stop w32time
net start w32time
w32tm /configure /update
w32tm /resync
they are now showing the correct time.  Don't know why this happened.
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No MoreConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I would check if your server which has PDC FSMO role is getting time from external source

Steps:
http://techlauve.com/how-to-time-sync-across-windows-network/
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Dr. KlahnConnect With a Mentor Principal Software EngineerCommented:
Rather than rely on a domain time server -- which makes every computer in the network incorrect if it fails --  I recommend syncing from the ntp.org open time servers on the internet.  Since these servers are reliable sources and the DNS lookup is rotated, not every machine is syncing from the same source and it is unlikely that any significant number of machines will get the wrong time.

ntp.org open servers
Also note that we are coming up on the Daylight Savings Time switchover, and it is important to have both DST enabled and all Windows updates in the system for the DST switchover to occur on the correct date.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/914387
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marsiliesConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Is the time zone correct for the problem computers. When I see PCs with the wrong time, they're usually off by exactly a few hours due to having an incorrect time zone set.

Here's a guide on how to set the time zone via group policy:
http://www.georgealmeida.com/2013/11/set-time-zone-via-group-policy-object/
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ShenAuthor Commented:
For now it seem to have fixed the problem.

Thanks,
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