[time-nuts] Windows XP time

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu May 18 08:43:13 EDT 2006

In message <446C6A22.6050907 at jimking.net>, Jim King writes:

>I've found that when Windows is behaving its SNTP client does a pretty 
>good job of keeping the system time within 100ms of an NTP server.  

I've heard from a M$ insider that they aim for "no better than
plus or minus a few seconds".

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