After that the time service will not do anything -- or run at all -- until the Task Scheduler starts it again. This means that it is less likely to escape detection and removal. All Rights Reserved. While modifying that registry value may update the "next sync time" displayed in the control panel, I have found it does not actually affect how often the clock is synched. my review here
In a few seconds, Windows' clock should get synchronized. 5. I accidentally switched it and wondered why I would lose the settings when turning the computer off completely. The CMOS battery makes sure the chip can store this data even while the computer is turned off and not hooked up to power. It's Boom! http://www.pcworld.com/article/191678/Fix_the_Windows_Clock_So_It_Syncs_Properly.html
Want to check the accuracy of your System Clock? Are you on Windows 8/.1 then? I can rarely go more than 24 hours before the clock mystically changes. Kirk January 14, 2011 at 2:38 pm The time server (NTP server) that Windows uses to sync may be down or not reachable.