by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 25, 2015)
Most Windows computers are hooked up to the Internet in some manner these days. If your computer is among this majority, you can instruct Windows to check periodically with online time servers to adjust the system clock on your computer. Here's how you specify which time server to use:
Figure 1. The Internet Time Settings dialog box.
There is no inherent benefit in using one time server over another. You may, however, have a personal preference for one over another or you may want to choose one that is located geographically closer to your computer.
This tip (10797) applies to Windows 7 and 8.
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