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Windows 7: Cannot synchronize with or change Internet time servers

30 Apr 2015   #1
RyanW

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Cannot synchronize with or change Internet time servers

Windows 7 PC doesn't synchronize with Internet time server "time.windows.com". When I go to "Date and Time -> Internet Time -> Change settings" and click on "Update now" it never completes.

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If I change to another Internet time server and click on "Update now" or "OK" it gives me an error.

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Is this a permissions issue?

I confirmed that the Windows Time service is set to Automatic and is Started, but there is no change. Also tried the following commands:

Code:
net stop w32time
w32tm /unregister
w32tm /register
net start w32time
How can I solve this vexing problem?




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30 Apr 2015   #2
RyanW

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Found the solution here.
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30 Apr 2015   #3
RyanW

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Spoke too soon. For some reason w32tm /resync works from the command line (that's why the date and time are shown in the screenshot below), but from the GUI I still cannot sync no matter which server I select.

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30 Apr 2015   #4
eatup

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 

Depending on the time server, sometimes I can't synch if the time is off by a few hours...
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30 Apr 2015   #5
RyanW

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

But in my case the time is correct and syncing from the command line does work! Only the GUI fails for some reason.
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