[time-nuts] Setting Windows XP clock.

Daniel Mendes dmendesf at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 18:11:22 EDT 2014


You´re welcome ;)

Daniel

Em 13/07/2014 18:01, Don Latham escreveu:
> kudos to ya, Daniel. Altering thee registry value works, have to keep ,0x1 at
> the end of the string. The textbox keeps the junk, but the message claims
> "time successfuly set at ..."
> and the system clock display agrees with my time-nuttery clocks, at least to
> the eye.
> Only appears in one place in the registry, unambiguous.
> Cheers,
> Don
>
> Daniel Mendes
>> This probably ends in the registry somewere... type some random garbage,
>> save, and seach the registry for this string... then edit the registry
>> to put the correct url there. Or use a url shortener service....
>>
>> Daniel
>>
>>
>> Em 13/07/2014 17:18, Don Latham escreveu:
>>> Whee! Chris: the text box in the xp clock set window is ONE CHARACTER too
>>> short to contain the suggested url. It just gets better and better.
>>> Don
>>>
>>> Chris Albertson
>>>> I did see some retries going to time.windows.com.
>>>> I'd suggest changing to 0.north-america.pool.ntp.org if you live in
>>>> North America
>>>>
>>>> It took several seconds to get time form time.windows.com but
>>>> 0.north-america.pool.ntp.org had no delay.
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> albertson.chris at gmail.com said:
>>>>>> 1) It is set to use an NTP server called  "time.windows.com"
>>>>>> to set the clock.
>>>>>>    3) The above is working as well as it has ever worked.
>>>>>>     Nothing has changed at Microsoft's end.
>>>>> It may be more complicated than that.
>>>>>
>>>>> time.windows.com is a cname for time.microsoft.akadns.net
>>>>> That's Akami's DNS magic to give you the closest/best server.
>>>>> I'm in Silicon Valley.  I get either 65.55.56.206 or 64.4.10.33
>>>>>
>>>>> 64.4.10.33 only works some of the time.  It's not random packet drops.  It
>>>>> drops out for a while, then recovers.
>>>>>
>>>>> 65.55.56.206 is similar, but seems to work more often, at least from my
>>>>> hacking of the last few minutes.
>>>>>
>>>>> Both IP ranges are assigned to Microsoft.  Neither responds to pings.
>>>>>
>>>>> You will probably see different results if you are in a different
>>>>> location.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> These are my opinions.  I hate spam.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> Chris Albertson
>>>> Redondo Beach, California
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