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2008 R2 time server is invalid

I was trying to fix my DC because the time was not syncing. I stopped then w32time service but when I try to start it, it gives me error "the service name is invalid". What could be wrong? I cant find the service in the "service list" on the server.
Windows Server 2008Active DirectoryMicrosoft Server OS

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Shaun Vermaak

8/22/2022 - Mon
Patrick Bogers


Try below in elevated command prompt.

net start w32time

You need to register Windows time service , if its not on the list

elevated command prompt:
w32tm /register
Thomas N

Yea thats what I typed before. Same error
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Shaun Vermaak

Start NETLOGON service first, it is likely paused
Shaun Vermaak

Missed  this part
I cant find the service in the "service list" on the server.
You can also export service from Registry on a working computer (PDCe needs to be NTP with NTP IP and others NT5DS), import and restart