To insure that date and time are synchronized thoughout your organization, the W32Time service has been integrated into Window 2000.

The W32Time service entries are located at:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters

                              Legend: VN/DT = Value Name : Data Type                                      Desc. = Description                                      Value = Values                              VN/DT   AvoidTimeSyncOnWan : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   Synchronize with a computer that is at a different site.                              Value   0 = Site is ignored \[default\]                                      1 = Do NOT synchronize with a time source that is at a different site                              VN/DT   GetDcBackoffMaxTimes : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   The maximum number of times to double the backoff interval                                      when successive attempts to find a domain controller fails.                                      An event is logged every time a full wait occurs.                              Value   0 = The wait between attempts is minimum and no event is logged                                      7 = \[default\]                              VN/DT   GetDcBackoffMinutes : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   The starting number of minutes to wait before looking for a domain controller,                                      if the last attempt failed.                              Value   15 = \[default\]                              VN/DT   LocalNTP : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   Start the SNTP server.                              Value   0 = Don't start the SNTP server, unless this computer is a domain controller\[default\]                                      1 = Always start the SNTP server                              VN/DT   NtpServer : REG_SZ                              Desc.   Stores the value from NET TIME /SETSNTP                              Value   Blank by default. Sample data value:  192.4.41.40                              VN/DT   Period : REG_DWORD                               Desc.   Control how often the time service synchronizes.                              Value   0 = once a day                                      65535, every 2 days                                      65534, every 3 days                                      65533, every week (7 days)                                      65532, every 45 minutes until 3 good synchronizations occur,                                                 then once every 8 hours (3 per day) \[default\]                                      65531, every 45 minutes until 1 good synchronization occurs, then once every day                                      Number of times per day                                                                              NOTE: Period can be a type REG_SZ with special values:                                      BiDaily, every 2 days                                      Tridaily, every 3 days                                      Weekly, every week (7 days)                                      SpecialSkew, every 45 minutes until 3 good synchronizations occur,                                                   then once every 8 hours (3 per day) \[default\]                                      DailySpecialSkew, every 45 minutes until 1 good synchronization occurs, then once every day                                                             VN/DT   ReliableTimeSource : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   Does this computer have a reliable time.                              Value   0 = No \[default\]                                      1 = This computer has reliable time (this is only useful on a domain controller)                              VN/DT   Type : REG_SZ                              Desc.   How does this computer synchronizes.                              Value   Nt5DS = synchronize to domain hierarchy or manually configured source \[default\]                                      NTP = synchronize to manually configured source                                      NoSync = do NOT synchronize time                              VN/DT   Adj : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   Maintains computer clock information between reboots. Do NOT change.                              VN/DT   msSkewPerDay : REG_DWORD                              Desc.   Maintains computer clock information between reboots. Do NOT change.                              
You must shutdown and restart for any changes to take effect.