[windows2000] Re: net time and logon script

  • From: "Tim Mangan" <tmangan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 14:00:26 -0400

Time sync is crucial for domain controllers.  It is a "good thing" for other
PCs, as the clocks will drift, but you can live without it in most cases.
But rather than remove them, you should probably look into the problem and
fix it.  


Not having a typical PC reasonably in sync is an issue when file date
comparisons against a server copy is needed, such as might be the case with
source control or sharepoint (or maybe DFS?).  Or if users show up late for


From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joanne Determann
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 1:28 PM
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [windows2000] net time and logon script



We have a line in our logon script to sync the time with DC using "net time"

It's causing a couple of PCs the hang at logon. 


Our DCs sync their time at root level. Can I get rid of the net time

Windows 2003 domain. Mostly XP, few 2000 one 98 but no 95 . 

Thanks Joanne

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