[ntp:questions] Issues installing ntpd on Win 7

A C agcarver+ntp at acarver.net
Tue Apr 29 04:51:48 UTC 2014

On 2014-04-28 21:24, David Taylor wrote:
> On 29/04/2014 00:53, A C wrote:
>> Has anyone recently (within the last few months) tried installing the
>> Meinberg compiled ntpd on Win 7 successfully?  I just built a new
>> machine, put a clean copy of Win 7 on it, tried to install ntpd and
>> ended up with the "unable to start" error (number 1053).  The ntpd user
>> account was created, the service was installed, the directories were
>> populated, the config file was generated but it wouldn't start.
> Yes, I installed the Meinberg "London" distribution a few days ago,
> according to the instructions here:
>   http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html
> No problems, and I could later update it to 4.2.7p440 - the current
> "dev" release.  Note that I installed /outside/ the "Program Files"
> tree, so that NTP and users could have write access to the necessary files.

Followed the same instructions, no dice.

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