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Old 11-08-2010, 10:54 AM
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Atomic clock synchronisation utility - Chronos

Found this today and trying on the laptop. Seems like a good concept (checking many clocks and averaging before updating your system clock), and the price is right (free).

http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/N...chronizer.html
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Old 11-08-2010, 02:30 PM
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From reading the description it isn't clear whether this is an implementation of NTP (the network time protocol) or an attempt at re-inventing NTP. In any case, I thought NTP was built in and used by default on all PC operating systems these days? It certainly is in the Unix/Linux/Mac OS world.

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Old 11-08-2010, 03:52 PM
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Chronos is not a real NTP. On any reasonably modern Windows:

net time /setsntp:pool.ntp.org,0x8

or, in Au

net time /setsntp:au.pool.ntp.org,0x8

or, in NZ

net time /setsntp:nz.pool.ntp.org,0x8

The system event log will record some time related events.

If you know anything about Windows services, it's just about as easy to install a full blown NTP as it is to install Chronos.
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