While most users will be fine with the default server selection from Microsoft and the NIST, there are many other public and private time servers (NTP) you can find online and use to synchronize your Windows PC.Once you’ve made your server selection, click Update Now to initiate a synchronization.Or you may edit the registry as follows: Open the Windows Registry Editor and navigate to the following key: Anand Khanse is the Admin of The Windows Club.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP.Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.In the Internet Time Settings window, make sure that the box for Synchronize with an Internet time server is checked.You can now select one of the provided time servers from the drop-down list, which includes Microsoft’s own time server (time.windows.com) as well as several regional servers for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, popularly known as “the folks with the atomic clock.” But you’re not limited to the servers in the list; you can add any valid time server yourself by typing the address into the Server field.Sign up for the Tek Revue Weekly Digest using the box below.Get tips, reviews, news, and giveaways reserved exclusively for subscribers.
If your Windows clock is wrong, but you’re currently able to connect to the Internet, you can easily set the correct time by re-synchronizing your PC with an online time server. Head to your Windows desktop and locate the clock on the far right side of the Taskbar (note that your clock may appear slightly different from the screenshots depending on your specific version of Windows and your Taskbar configuration settings).
Your PC clock will now be synchronized with the latest time from one of the Internet’s reliable time servers.
In our screenshot examples, our PC’s clock was originally set to about AM, but it was actually only around AM, a nine-hour difference.
At the bottom of the time and date window, select Change date and time settings.
In the Date and Time settings window, click the Internet Time tab and then select Change Settings.