[ntp:questions] Issues installing ntpd on Win 7

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue Apr 29 14:00:54 UTC 2014

Jason Rabel wrote:
>> 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.

I bet the VS2008 runtime has been installed together with some update, 
and that fixed the problem. See also my other post.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
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