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Enable NTP Time Server (Windows 2000/XP) Popular

This setting is used to enable the local machine to act as a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server. When enabled other machines can synchronise their clocks with this machine.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "LocalNTP" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|LocalNTPREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters]
Value Name: LocalNTP
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: July 19, 2002