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How To Set NTP Server Windows 10?

For accurate time on your Windows 10 computer, you need to set NTP server Windows 10. Carry out these steps to provided here to makes changes to the NTP server on a Windows 10 computer.

set NTP server Windows 10


Changing the time server

  • Open the Control Panel window on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Select the ‘Clock, Language, and Region’ option.
  • Scroll to the Date and Time option and click it.
  • Navigate to the Internet Time tab and click the Change Settings button to set NTP server Windows 10.
  • The Internet Time Settings dialog box displays on the screen.
  • Check the box beside ‘Synchronize with an Internet time server.’
  • Choose your server from the Server drop-down menu and click Update Now.
  • Click OK -> Apply -> OK.

Adding a new time server

  • Access the Internet Time Settings dialog box.
  • Click the drop-down list beside the Server field.
  • Enter the time server’s address.
  • Select the Update Now option to synchronize.
  • Exit this dialog box by clicking the OK button.
  • Save the NTP server settings by selecting the Apply option followed by the OK option.

Adding the new Time SErver in the Registry Editor

  • To open the Registry Editor window, first open the Run dialog box and enter regedit in it.
  • Navigate to the ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion \DateTime\Servers’ location.
  • Click the Servers folder on the left panel and then choose the String Value option. Now, click the New option.
  • Enter a number in the Server field. Double-click this newly created value and enter the address of the NTP (Network Time Protocol) server.
  • To use the Google Public NTP server, type time.google.com.
  • Save the NTP server settings by clicking the OK option.

Troubleshooting problems

  • If the NTP server problem occurs, reset the Windows Time service configurations to resolve this problem.
  • Enter the following commands in the Administrator Command Prompt window.
  • Net stop w32time
  • W32tm /unregister
  • W32tm /register
  • Net start w32time
  • W32tm /resync /nowait
  • After set NTP server Windows 10 restart your computer and check if the NTP server problem has been resolved.