troubleshooting Question

Incorrect Network Time

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Networking* domain controller* time server
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Our network time is 2 minutes faster than the NIST time so I tried to find
who is the time server on our network using the command:

w32tm /query /source

After that, I got into the time server and ran the same command to confirm
whether the time server thinks that it is the time server for our network and
got the result:

"Free-Running System Clock"

Then I adjusted the time by setting it two minutes slower to match the NIST time.
All the Servers and PCs synced to the new time after about 5 or 10 minutes and
I thought everything's set but it isn't.

After about 12 hours, every single Server and PC's time are back to the the old time
(2 minutes faster) including the time server mentioned above.

Is there something on our network that has higher authority than the time server
mentioned above?  

Thank you for your time!
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