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Q: setup workgroup server as time server and configure clients to get time from server

I have 6 computers in a workgroup that need to be synchronized to a workgroup server. The server is a virtual Win 7 running on a Windows 10 host. Neither the server or client computers have internet access. I started the process by configuring
the host to use its CMOS clock as its time source, which seems to have worked. The client computers are not virtual and can communicate with the Win 10 host as I am able to RDP to the host from the clients. I made the following registry key changes to
get that accomplished.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\Config]
"AnnounceFlags"=dword:00000005

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\Parameters]
"Type"="NoSync"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpClient]
"Enabled"=dword:00000000

"SpecialPollTimeRemaining"=hex(7):00,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpServer]
"Enabled"=dword:00000001

<-------End of REG file------->
After applying these changes, I ran the following 'w32tm /config /update /syncfromflags: NO

I get a message that the command is successful.

These changes are based on the following post:

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/04865e36-d43d-4167-a07d-9f28fd4f22fa/how-do-you-configure-windows-time-synchronization-in-a-workgroup-with-no-servers?forum=winserverDS

However, when I do a net time, I get a message that no time data is found.

Next, I attempted to configure one of the clients to use the Win 10 host as the reliable time source using the following command, based on microsoft kb 875424

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:TimeServerFQDNorIPAddress,0x8 /syncfromflags:MANUAL /reliable:yes
w32tm /config /update
net stop w32time
net start w32time
w32tm /resync
I get a message that all commands are successful. However, when I do the resync, I get a message that no time server is found. the command is successful. However, when I run 'net time', I get a message stating 'no time data is available.'

Correction to the command I ran on the server: 'w32tm /config /update /syncfromflags: NO /reliable: YES

Next, I ran 'w32tm /query /status' and get the following:

Leap Indicator: 0(no warning)
Stratum: unspecified
Precision: -6 (15.625ms per tick)
Root Delay: 0.0000000s
Root Dispersion: 10.0000000s
ReferenceId: 0x4C4F434C (source name: "LOCL")
Last Successful Sync Time: unknown
Source: Local CMOS Clock
Poll Interval: 10 (1024s)



What commands do I need to do on the server (host) and the clients to get the time sync working?

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I have 6 computers in a workgroup that need to be synchronized to a workgroup server.  The server is a virtual Win 7 running on a Windows 10 host.  Neither the server or client computers have internet access.  I started the process by configuring
the host to use its CMOS clock as its time source, which seems to have worked. The client computers are not virtual and can communicate with the Win 10 host as I am able to RDP to the host from the clients.  I made the following registry key changes to
get that accomplished.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\Config]
"AnnounceFlags"=dword:00000005

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\Parameters]
"Type"="NoSync"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpClient]
"Enabled"=dword:00000000

"SpecialPollTimeRemaining"=hex(7):00,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpServer]
"Enabled"=dword:00000001

<-------End of REG file------->

After applying these changes, I ran the following 'w32tm /config /update /syncfromflags: NO 
I get a message that the command is successful.
These changes are based on the following post:
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/04865e36-d43d-4167-a07d-9f28fd4f22fa/how-do-you-configure-windows-time-synchronizati... Read more

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Hello all, hope this is the right channel for the issue we have.
We have an email server and two people/pc's that need full access to a email client like outlook. Both people need to see the incoming and outgoing email to make sure emails arent answered twice. So real time access to one mailclient for all emailaddresses for two pc in differnet locations

The interface from the email provider is tiem consuming as you cannot click on the email boxes like you can at outlook or similar software.

hope i made myself clear.

thank you, Jay
 

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XP Pro SP2, all latest updates. When I reboot, I can correctly sync to a time server, but after an unknown amount of time it goes back to saying "The RPC server is unavailable" instantly after clicking Update Now, regardless of what server I tell it to sync to. I also noticed that if I view my nForce Networking Controller status, then click Properties and go to the Authentication tab, everything is greyed out. If I hit OK without changing anything (I can't change it even if I wanted to), a message pops up saying "An unexpected condition occured. Not all of your requested changes in settings could be made" and just goes back to that window. I have to hit cancel to close it. These two issues seem to be related since right after I reboot, the Authentication tab works normally (as well as the time sync like I mentioned above), and they both seem to stop working at the same time. I have no idea if it happens after something I run or if it's just after a certain amount of time or what. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Unable to sync to time server - RPC server is unavailable (but more)

I have the same problem exactly. There is an article at Ed Bott's Windows Expertise (http://www.edbott.com/weblog/?p=1779) tyhat discusses problems with the Windows time Server, but nothing he suggested worked for me. It just won't update...no matter what server I choose.
 

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As a christmas present I picked up a new laptop for my girlfriend and would like to have it all setup before I give it to her.

I have now spent a day and a half trying to get my homegroup network setup and running properly. I just finally was able to get the "join homegroup" option on the laptop (before I was only getting the "create" one both LAN desktop and WiFi laptop).

But now, when I enter the password and hit join I get an error message saying the laptop cannot connect to the homegroup, and the "trouble shooter" is running me in circles.

I've read that both computer must be running on the same time server and have the clocks syncronized with one another. The laptop connects to time.windows.com without any issues. No matter what I try on the desktop I get nothing but error messages. I've tried all default time servers, and many I have found online without any success.

Obviously I'm missing something, can you guys help me find what it is?

A:Time Server and HomeGroup setup

I would take a look at your router/access point/whatever it is that supplies your wireless. I'd be willing to bet it has some 'firewall' style functionality, and separates your wireless and hard lines into two separate networks.

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Hi, can someone point me towards a good guide that will help me setup my office's wired network with one main server through which all the traffic goes while filtering everything I have blocked?

Also, I have a 5 port hub, can I work with it or do I need a bigger switch?

I only have 5 PCs in my office.

A:How to setup a server and clients using wired connections?

You would be way ahead to invest in a good 8 or 16 port switch which supports Jumbo Frames. I presume you would want internet connectivity as well in which case you should invest in the best router your budget can afford and that too should support Jumbo Frames. I assume that you have a windows based server so the question there is what kind of hardware powers the server?

This actual configuration of a small office connection wise is fairly simple, All computers and the router attached to a good quality switch should serve you well. If there will be a lot of traffic run through your server and your hardware supports has or support two NIC's then it would be a good idea to Team a Pair together which would provide failover ability. Should work well as long as you have the hardware to support it. You get what you pay for!

In order to use Jumbo Frames in your network keep in mind that all connections must support it or it will not work.

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Salams

I want to make FTP Server...but have not experience before to setup FTP server...i want to know what i have to do for it....i have windows 2000 server, ISA Server and Domain Controller installed on the system(24 hours On) with DSL connection (a single live IP Address)...my purpose is to recieve data/ files through FTP server..
Is windows 2000 Server FTP Server Feature is sufficient ...or i have to need other FTP Server Software ? any other requirements for setting and configuration of FTP Server ?

any help in this regard will be appreciated and thankful..

Masood Soomro
 

A:Need Help to Setup and Configure FTP Server

Create a local FTP user account for use and the other items are okay.
 

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I was trying to sync Windows time with Internet timer Server. I was following this tutorial : Time Synchronization - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

For the first option, I couldn't couldn't find the necessary options.

For the second option, I've already set my settings right.
But, still my windows 8 time was showing wrong.

I had to change my BIOS time to make the necessary change to Windows time.

So, what happened here. Can windows 8 override BIOS time? or How can I set Windows time to Internet time server even if my BIOS time is wrong.

Thank you for your help.

A:Synchronize windows time with internet time server.

Yes the OS can override the BIOS time. It uses UTC to update. Check your time zone in Date & Time tab, to see if that is why your time is off.

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Why we should setup a self-owned DNS server and Proxy server for enterprise environment, rather than using an external free service.

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I have installed FileZilla server 0.9.41 on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I upload files to the FTP site, the time
of the file uploaded is incorrect. For example if I upload a file modified 10:37:10 PM it becomes 5:37:00 PM on the FTP site. It is always 5 hours earlier, and truncates the seconds. This makes version control of files difficult. Is there some configuration
change that can fix this, or is this a Windows Server issue? The server time is configured for the Central time zone in The United States.

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Hi all ,

This is my first post on this website , i hop i can find some one to help me .
The problem is i installed windows 2003 server on my computer and i don't know how can setup ftp server and web server on it ? i create the domain but i faild to do the rest . I have MCSE 2000 but i feel i don't take anything , I am looking for any help like pdf file or book can i buy .
also the register.com ask me for dns server on my home page , is it the dns ip address comes with my ip static address or not ?

Thanks for help !!!
 

A:SETUP FTP & WEB SERVER ON WINDOWS 2003 SERVER ...HOW ?

Control panel. add/remove programs, on the left add/remove windows components, application server, iis. Click on details of iis for ftp.
 

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On my wireless, I can access my shaw webmail account but any other site comes back with the message 'server time out'. Occassionally I can get on a website only to have the time out message come up if I move around the site...

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Hey,

I am not really convinced that this is an issue found only in Windows 2000 but it seems like a good place to start. My problem is this. I am running a local area network with Windows 2000 workstations and a Windows 2000 server. Every so often the workstations reference the server for the time, and it changes every time, mainly because it can never be synchronized to the second, so there is always a slight change. That would be no issue for me, however I am running a time sensitive program that locks and unlocks doors at certain times, and every time there is a time change in the internal clock, it updates the software and in turn that updates the door computers. Again, that would not be so bad, but every time it updates the doors automatically default to locked, which can and yes has happened in the middle of the working day locking people in and out of places. The only solution presently is to keep this workstation that runs this specific software unconnected to the network, which limits the uses of the machine greatly.

So I guess my question is how do I stop the workstations from referencing the clock in the server and changing the time. IF I can stop that update then I can stop that information from going to the door and I can stop locking people in their offices. What do you think?

Thanks for all your help.

Oh, one more thing, when writing any helpful suggestions word them like I am four so I can make sure I can follow them.

Thanks again!
 

A:server time

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I've looked around and can't find a good time server to synchronize our router to. The router gets turned off fairly frequently and resets the time making the logs out of wack. Does anyone know a good time server that could synchronize Australian eastern time (GMT + 10)

Thanks.
 

A:Time server

have a look at the following. maybe you can use something here.
Time Servers
 

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I'm on Windows 2000 which does not have built-in time synchronization. I am also using a tiny program named AtomTime to sync the time. The address I am using is www.ntp-time-server.com. I keep getting a "Host not responding" error message.

Anyone have suggestions on another time server?
 

A:Which time server?

Just tested time.windows.com to update the time in Windows XP and it seems to be working fine.
 

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I have a machine running Oracle VMware. With 5 Virtual machines on it.
They all seem to be running on the wrong time. When I reset them all manually to the right time they eventually become out of sync.
What's the easiest and most efficient way to solve this?
 

A:Time Server?

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Hi all,
My internet time is failing with the following error:

NtpClient was unable to set a manual peer to use as a time source because of DNS resolution error on ''. NtpClient will try again in 3473457 minutes and double the reattempt interval thereafter. The error was: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found. (0x80072AFC)

I assume either my ISP/router is the issue or something else strange is going on. I would hazard to guess that the ". should actually read "time.windows.com"?

I tried changing my DNS server to the google ones as well as adding a server to my hosts file but it still returns the same error. Just curious what exactly the message means if it really is DNS related as hard-coding the IP into the internet time requester returns the same error.

A:Time Server

Solomani
Try to visit the following site maybe that solves your problem.
http://www.fixwindowserror.net/repair-0x80072afc
Good luck

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so im kinda new to this site, and was wondering if i could get some help.
I run a Windows 7 64 bit operating system, and lately, my computer clock has been wrong. at first it said i was back in 2005, (uh.... not since the last time i checked haha) and for some reason i couldn't access the settings. i tried accessing it by right clicking the clock on the task bar and selecting adjust date/time. no such luck. so i tried going through the control panel, and again, nothing. ive attempted restore points, and countless virus scans to see if that might be the problem. nothing. so i finally went through my BIOS and changed my clock to the appropriate time, and it stays there, (yes i did change the BIOS battery to check that route, and it wasn't that). ive done different searches online to see if i could find something to help, but nothing has come up. however, today, i tried going through the command prompt. i ran the code

C:\users\*******\net time

i seem to always get the response, "could not locate a time server." so im seriously lost, and any help anyone can provide would be much appreciated haha

A:no time server?

What do you mean by 'couldn't access the settings'?
If you left-click on your clock, click change date and time settings, you should have an option to change your time zone and such. Are these grayed out or something?
If so you might not have administrative rights for some reason. Log in to an administrator account if you have one and try.

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The update of MS Windows runs into a loop. I found the following message in the logg:
Servern {784E29F4-5EBE-4279-9948-1E8FE941646D} registrerades inte med DCOM inom erforderlig timeout.
in English: the server {784E29F4-5EBE-4279-9948-1E8FE941646D} was not registered in DCOM within the timeout.
What should I do to avoid the problem?

Thank you so much for any help! 

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Hi,

I've got a Windows 2000 Server which just doesn't want to update it's time correctly via "time.windows.com" or our "local" "tick.nml.csir.co.za" or "tock.nml.csir.co.za".

The event log keeps on spitting the following out:-

Source: w32time Event Id: 14
"Attempt to set time which differs by more than 12 hours aborted"

I've followed the registry adjustments as per Microsoft to the word, and configured the time manually to be in sync. Yet I am still receiving this Event Error....

Should I adjust my local time zone??? to ... coher with another time zone. Yet my users will not dig it.

P.S. My server's time zone is: GMT+2:00 Harare, Pretoria - South Africa
 

A:Win2K Server Time

Try using time.nist.gov as a time server.
 

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Hi;
I am having the KMS Server with Server 2012 KMS Key,which is hosted on Windows server 2012 R2.

We need to update the KMS Server 2K12 Key to 2K16 KMS Key, Is there any way to Get the detail that the key will activate these OS Versions?

MBAM Report Feature Error Alert

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Hello All,
Does anyone know how to adjust the time on a Novell 4.11 server? Our system time needs to be rolled back approx. 10 minutes.

TIA,
Bill.
 

A:Adjust time on Novell server

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Any one know how to limit the log time for win2k terminal server users so that they can only log on between 7am and 10 pm for example?
 

A:time of day limits on w2k terminal server

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Dear all:
I have an in-house W2K Server OS that has finance application software running on it. Recently a lot of my users are experiencing connection time-out problem when running that finance application's client software on the client machines. All the users can still go on internet and access local file sharing.

Is it a NIC hardware problem or it is a W2K Server DHCP problem? I have users who obtain IP from DHCP as well as fixed IP. Or the bandwidth is not big enough to handle all clients' usage (current 10/100Mbps base for 20 concurrent usage)?

Thank you all... >__<
 

A:Network Connection Time-Out over Server

If other things work OK for the same users then the problem is not with the NICs or the DHCP.

Maybe the server is under heavy load or the number of simultaneous connections to it is limited? Check the server logs to find out and check the CPU.

When the timeout occurs, can the clients still ping the server? Maybe you hav some faulty cables or networking gear somewhere between the clients and the server?
 

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Shouldn't the time and date displayed by my Outlook Express agree with the time and date displayed on my monitor? How to I correct my server time and date?

A:server time and date correction

Describe this disagreement in a bit more detail, plz.

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What would you do?

Im trying to gain some practical knowlege.. Ive been studying my tail off for the N+ test...

Im trying to get some good ideas and iron some topics out...

thanks for any help.
 

A:If the CEO couldn't print and the SQL server was down at the same time, what would...

Trouble shoot the SQL server; tell the CEO to have his/her secretary (administrative assistant) do the printing like he/she does 99% of the time.

Or, if you are trying to keep your job, tell the CEO that the printing problem might be because the server is down, so you have to fix that first.
 

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Can someone help me??????

I have a workstation (running XP Pro) and a server (running Server 2008) and when I try to log on to the server i get the following message.

The current time on this computer and the current time on the network are different.

But when i look at the time on the workstation in the bios the time is the same as the server.

and the admin account password is forgot.

is there anyway i can fix this?

A:Time on work station and server are Different

<<...and the admin account password is forgot.>>Not sure what you are trying to convey here, please clarify.Take a look, http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=40638.Louis

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Greetings everyone,

I hope someone can help me regarding the following issue.

I have a machine running server 2003... and all other computers are connected to it. Its a domain network.
The client machines all derive time from the server.
I tried changing the server time using remote desktop-(logged in as administrator in the server) from a client machine, the time did change but this was just temporary. Once i log out and log in again(as administrator remote desktop)in the server, the time is still running around 6 minutes late.

Your help would be highly appreciated.
 

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How do you show the Internet Time tab on a 2000 server? I enabled NTP in the registry on both 2000 and 2003 servers, but the Internet Time tab only shows on the 2003 servers. I made these reg changes:

Thanks,

Jason

1. Change the server type to NTP. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
b. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters\
c. In the right pane, right-click Type, and then click Modify.
d. In the Edit Value dialog box, under Value data, type NTP, and then click OK.

2. Set AnnounceFlags to 5. To do this, follow these steps
a.. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Config\
a. In the right pane, right-click AnnounceFlags, and then click Modify.
b. In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, under Value data, type 5, and then click OK.

3. Select the poll interval. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpClient\
b. In the right pane, right-click SpecialPollInterval, and then click Modify.
c. In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, under Value data, type TimeInSeconds, and then click OK. Note TimeInSeconds is a placeholder for the number of seconds that you want between each poll. A recommended value is 900 Decimal. This value configures the... Read more

A:Internet Time Tab - Server 2000

I did a search on the MSKnowledge base and got this page it might be of some help

http://support.microsoft.com/search...&ast=3&ast=4&ast=7&ast=10&ast=12&mode=a&adv=1

You can do further searches to narrow down your query
 

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Hi all

Im trying to get XP to synchronise time with an internet time server. I'm running Windows XP Professional SP3.

When I click synchronise I get the error..'An error occured getting the status of the last synchronization. The RPC server is unavailable'.
Now, ive pinged successfully time.nist.gov. I have been into services (Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services) and started DHCP Client and RPC and RPC Locator.
But the clock won't synchronise.

What am I missing?

Glenn.
 

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I need some help. I fix the proxy server problem but a day later it just comes back.

I fix it like this

1. I make sure that in internet properties The box is checked to use proxy as LAN. The port is 80.

2. I restart my computer in safe mode.

3. I go into registry internet settings and delete all things proxy.

4. I restart my computer and it is fixed. Well until the next day that is...

So I did all of these steps and it fixes the proxy but then the proxy just seems to come back the very next day It isn't damaging my computer in anyway it is just annoying to have to fix it every time i get on the computer. Please help and thanks if you do.

A:Proxy server returns a day after I fix it every time.

I find myself using an admin account to do all my system configs, then only use a user account from that point on. I don't know if it would help, but it can't hurt to try. Setup a user account, then log into your admin account to make whatever changes are necessary, then only use the user account during the typical work day and use the admin account when you install software or make system config changes.

This may or may not work for you, but it's something to try that shouldn't take alot of time.

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hey guys i have no rpoblem this time but im looking for a good all gm private server if you know one post it here

PLZ NO HAMACHI!!!!!
 

A:Solved: no problem this time but server

Private servers? That sounds like you're using a cracked version of the game. Read the forum rules. No illegal copies of games are allowed.
 

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time.windows.com errors and time.nist.gov is an hour slow. are there any servers that actually work?

edit: woops.. i had the wrong timezone... sorry
 

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Every time I reboot my computer, the proxy server setting gets switched on.
It drove me crazy the first time it happened, now that I know what it is, it's just an annoyance.
What is doing this, and how do I stop it?
According to some preliminary research I did, some people fingered Visual Studio as the culprit, but nobody had a fix. I'm using Visual Studio 2013, Windows 7 x64

 

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Hello! I am running Windows Vista Home Premium, and ever since I have owned this PC the time and date is ALWAYS incorrect. It will not synchronize, and says that there is an error.

I attempted to change the date/time using the command prompt. I am the administrator and only user of this computer, however this error came up:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Owner>date
The current date is: 30/08/2009
Enter the new date: (dd-mm-yy) 23-09-09
A required privilege is not held by the client.
C:\Users\Owner>time
The current time is: 19:17:33.20
Enter the new time: 00:46:00
A required privilege is not held by the client.
Can anyone help me to adjust the date/time? This is highly irritating! Thank you!
 

A:Cannot sync with windows time server!

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Windows XP Professional, ver. 2002, service pack 3 I am a novice. Need Step by Step help, please. Thank you.

The message I get is:

"Error message - unable to log in to SQL server

description - time matters could not connect to the SQL database . this can result from incorrect SQL configuration settings, or from interference by security features such as firewalls and antivirus programs.

37000 - cannot open database "time matters 12" requested by the login. The login failed.

Recommended action - review support Center article ID 11148 for instructions on diagnosing and resolving the problem."

The last Time Matters technician took the following notes [After I received this note, I used the tests to decompress the C drive, but discovered that the tick boxes had already been deselected, so it appears that the hard drive is not compressed.]:

11/19/2013 5:41:57 PM
&#8226; >> no consultant after 5 minutes >> >> file locations are correct >> database created >> started SQL Server instance still no connect >> disabled firewall >> restart services - failed still >> TCP / Ip and named pipes already enabled >> flushed DNS >> already set to mixed mode >> checked DB on SQL management studio and we get error saying that the DB is compressed and we need to decompress the HDD >> advised "SQL Server Cannot Install Files To The Compressed Or Encrypted Folder - TM / LNTPA" >> us... Read more

A:Time Matters 12 – unable to log in to SQL Server

I've edited your post to remove your email address. Please don't post that on public forums as the spammers harvest them that way.
 

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im using a d-link di-604 router to share a broadband connection(cable)between two pc's. under the dhcp tab, dhcp server is enabled, there is starting and ending ip address and lease time which is set to one week. what does this lease time thing mean? sorry newbie question.
 

A:DHCP Server Lease Time

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To ping a server continuously i have to type ping IP -t.
But how can i set interval between each ping, for example, 4 seconds?

A:How to ping server with time interval?

Hi peter,

This can actually be accomplished with writing a batch script. Check out this link that I found and let us know if this helps you out.

loops - Batch Script - Ping Address - Write to file if failure - Stack Overflow

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Hi, I am hoping that someone can help me resolve a problem that i have been having since day 1 with windows 7.

The problem is that my PC will occasionally freeze requiring a hard reset.

The PC itself is solely used as a HTPC with Media Center running on it 24/7. Its running Win7 64 bit. There doesn't seem to be any common tasks that it will freeze up on, although a possible slight propensity for it to happen at 100% CPU use (encoding).

Its not heat on the CPU (it has also happened when at idle), all my drivers are up to date, I thought it might be Catalyst Control Center but it froze without this too, bios was updated the other week and yet i had three freezes in a day today.

The main clue (I think) is that there is always some problem with the time when it reboots after the freeze. A lot of the time it will wake up and think that its 2000, exactly 10 years to the second has been lost from the system clock. obviously this affects the scheduling of tasks, scheduled recordings and so on. Until recently there's been very little detail in the event log, often i have seen the last 1/2 hour to 5 hours missing completely and showing the wrong date when it resumes.

The last three freezes it has (seemingly) been able to retain all the even log and i have noticed that there is a event relating to synchronising the system time shortly before the freeze. When it has rebooted on each occasion, if i go through to changing the internet time settings, it tells me that the time server ha... Read more

A:Windows 7 Freeze and Possible Time Server Problems

Have exactly the same problem but at least I think I've found out why. The culprit appears to be searchindexer.exe.
My freeze is fairly random except that it will always occur when the tv listing update runs in the early am.
My setup:
- Windows 7 home premium
- Originally an ATI 4300 video card - now it's a Nvidia 430
- Hauppage PVR
- Asus N4L motherboard with 2M memory
- Home Server for pictures, music, etc.
I've gone thru a heck of lot of testing. Here's what I did:
1. Replaced the ATI with Nvidia. I too was seeing a bunch of errors and suspected the flood crippled the system. Didn't fix anything. Nothing in any of the system or media center logs; system just froze and required a reboot.
2. Replaced the hard drive and cable. Denada.
3. Replaced the memory. Denada,
4. Replaced the hard drive. Denada.
5. Double checked and reloaded all the latest drivers. Denada
6. Killed all the services that I could reasonably kill. Denada
7. Cleaned out all of the extraneous autoruns. Denada
8. Rebuilt the entire Windows 7 media center. Turned of aero and only loaded Total Media Player. Set up Home Server. Went thru the autorun and service cleanup. Downloaded all new drivers. Turned on monitors for temperature of CPUs and GPU - all remained fine. Ran memory test for two days with no errors. Denada and still not a single event log error posted - the system just stopped.
9, After 6 months of frustration, 3rd party and system software tuning, and har... Read more

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The Microsoft Blog notes that they are tracking a Proof of Concept exploit. It targets the Client Server Run-Time Subsystem. The blog states that initial indications are that you need to be authenticated before you can take advantage of it. It affects Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows XP SP1, Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista.http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1965...The vulnerability is caused due to a double-free error in the handling of HardError messages within WINSRV.DLL...http://secunia.com/advisories/23448/

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My XP Window Timer Service was unable to sync with internet time server. Whenever i click on the "Update Now" button, error msg "An error occurred getting the status of the last synchronization. ELement not found" shown up

Anyone can help to solve this problem?
 

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Hey there,

I recently built a new PC and installed windows 10 as my operating system (some what regretting it at this moment) and i have installed a game called Archeage that worked just fine on windows 7 with no connection issues what so ever. Now with windows 10 as i try to select a server i get disconnected right away with maybe a 1/100 chance of actually connecting to the server.

Is there something i have to configure with windows 10 to allow me to connect to game servers because i find i have a similar issue with Black Ops 3 in terms of connecting to the server.

This is quite frustrating for me and any help in this would be appreciated..

Thanks,
Rhodric

A:Archeage - Disconnects every time i select a server

Trionworlds posted this a while ago regarding Windows 10 compatibility Windows 10 - Our Current Status!!

and also posted this link if you have any Windows 10 Woes.
Trion Worlds Support Center

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I have shared an application of server into my desktop(using send to desktop). The problem is every time I restart pc the shared desktop application icon doesn't work. The icon itself becomes whiteand doesn't work. I have to again go to the network place and send it to my desktop. How I can resolve this problem?

A:every time I restart I have to again send to my desktop from server

What you want to do is Map the network drive or share. Right click the My Computer icon and choose Map Network Drive. Decide which Drive letter you want it to be. By Default it is Z: Then browse the network for the computer you want and then the application or folder it's in.Or you can type it in (ex) \\server\folder\app.exe. It will then be under My Computer as Mapped Drive, you then can drag the icon to the Desktop to make a shortcut to it.

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Hi,

I work at a tiny school which has no IT support. After a power cut, students are unable to log in to their individual users due to time being out of sync with server. I don't have info on local login info for these computers. Running XP. I can log in to server computer. Please help!
 

A:Client cant log in due to server time sync error HELP!

So the server date and time are correct? Are all computers affected or only one? How do you have the server password but not the local admin account for the workstations? There must be an IT department or IT contractor/firm somewhere for the school that you can contact for the credentials or for assistance.
 

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Hi everyone
Since the daylight savings happend I get 2 different time on my Windows 2000 server Domain Controller. I attach a file picture below. I manually adjust the time on the server and it looks ok but when I run a command it gives me 2 different times. This is the command I ran.

Net time
Any ideas how to solve this?
 

A:Windows 2000 server DST wrong time

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Just curious if anyone has an estimate as to how long SQL Server 2000 SP3a takes to install (all three components).
I realize this will vary based on numerous factors that I don't want to get into but I'm just looking for a roundabout number like 10 minutes (ya, right!), 6 hours, or 24 hours (sure hope not!) - somewhere in between? I really don't need specifics.

Maybe a better question is how long did it take any of you to install SP3a.

Thanks!

(miss you all!)
 

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