[ntp:questions] Issues installing ntpd on Win 7

Jason Rabel jason at extremeoverclocking.com
Tue Apr 29 13:40:23 UTC 2014

> Ok, so on a whim I purged it completely from the system.  Installed from
> scratch and the same problem occurred, no starting up of the process.  I
> let the installation complete without letting it try to start the
> service again.  Then I simply performed a "reinstall" where it detected
> the existing installation and overwrote the files.  It performed an
> update and suddenly the service starts up on its own.  I have no idea
> why it did that but it took two back to back installations to fix it.

When you said "Did an update" did you mean "windows update"?

I did a quick google search from your first post with that error and it mentioned something about .NET needing to be installed?
Maybe the windows update installed the necessary files since you said it was a fresh windows install.

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