[Trlog] Windows time vs. WWV
ke5c at hot.rr.com
Wed Jul 12 13:54:55 EDT 2006
there are lots of articles in the microsoft knowledge base about problems
with the windows time service. i recently did a clean reinstall of xp on
two machines followed by sp2, and in both cases, the time service is not
enabled to check any internet time servers. since i am using the program i
posted (the one by k5tr is probably better), i never noticed this until
----- Original Message -----
From: "George Fremin III" <geoiii at kkn.net>
To: "TR Log Reflector" <trlog at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Trlog] Windows time vs. WWV
On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 04:00:16PM -0000, David Hachadorian wrote:
> > News to me and I'm sure old info to others, is the fact
> > that the automatic
> > time update in windows XP, is almost 2 min. fast relative
> > to WWV.
> I sure don't see that here. Using time.windows.com it always
> turns out within one second of WWV, always on the slow side.
> It only updates automatically once per week, so maybe your
> clock drifted off in the meantime?
I guess XP has this built in.... on win98 I dont that
you have that option.
I have found that these folks know something about what time it is:
And they have free software here:
George Fremin III - K5TR
geoiii at kkn.net
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