Temporarily adjust date-time settings on domain system

In some scenarios it may be useful to adjust the date and time settings on a domain system. Especially when testing a particular millennium bug, or something like that :)

By default on a Windows domain, the time is synchronized every now and then; mostly within minutes. This may be undesirable if you’re planning to test for a few hours.

To disable the automatic time sync, you should disable the time service. To do so, open a command prompt and enter the following command:

net stop w32time

After the testing phase has ended, run the following command to enable the time sync again:

net start w32time

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