troubleshooting Question

Syncing Time on Server 2012 R2

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Windows OSWindows Server 2012Hyper-V
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My server, running Hyper-V (it that matters) is off on its time but about 45 seconds. I decided to try to set the host to get its time from external time servers, and I followed the following under Manually Configure the Windows Time service:

When I did everything there in the registry as recommended I can’t get the Windows time service to start. It’ll remain in starting status after giving me the following error:

Windows could not start the Windows Time service on Local Computer.
Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

I used the following time servers:,0x1,0x1,0x1,0x1

Any idea what I might be doing wrong? How do I successfully get the time on my server, and subsequently the guests, to be accurate?
Abhilash Pappiyil
Technical Lead - Network Support

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