[ntp:questions] What level of timesynch error is typical on Win XP?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Oct 21 06:55:23 UTC 2010


"David Woolley" <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote in message 
news:i9omts$7sh$3 at news.eternal-september.org...
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>
>> Also note that Windows' clock "ticks" every 17 milliseconds.
>>
>
> Only when not running ntpd.  ntpd forces the use of multimedia timers.

.. and not when running Windows-7 and possibly Vista, when it's just under 
1 millisecond, and NTP uses the native timers.

David 




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