NTP was specially developed for enabling the reliable time and relying on network with the available variable package runtimes. However, NTP which described in RFC 958 is the simplified version of The Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) which is described in RFC 2030.
Configuring NTP server
To configure the NTP server with the Windows 7 is possible after coordinating with the Windows 7 Customer service and following their expert assistance.
The user first need to open the registry editor via “Start then Run… them Regedit”
Then search for the code
Then set the “LocalNTP” value as 1
The users need to note that if for instance, the “LocalNTP” value does not exist in the user Window 7 system then it need to be created a new DWORD value. However, the value 0 means disabled, 1 means enabled. The user needs to then restart the system to save the changes and make it effective.
Configuring Windows 7 as NTP server
To configure the NTP server with the Windows 7 is possible after coordinating or contacting with the expert Windows 7 customer service and following their expert assistance. Following the instructionsPsychology Articles, the users can synchronize their devices with the Windows 7
- The user need to stop the “Windows Time” service under Start then Control Panel then System and Security then Administrative Tools then Services
- Then the user need to open the registry editor via “Start then Run… then regedit” and Search for the code “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesW32TimeTimeProvidersNtpServer” and set the “Enable” value as 1
- Then Search for the code “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesW32TimeConfig” and set the “AnnounceFlags” value to 5
- Then start the “Windows Time” again and set the start type to “Automatic”