Disable the Windows Time service
Updated: March 2, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Use this procedure to disable the Windows Time service if you choose to implement another time synchronization product that uses the NTP protocol.
To perform this procedure on the local computer, you must be a local Administrator on the PDC emulator. To perform this procedure on a remote computer, you must be a member of the Domain Admins group.
To disable the Windows Time service
Open the Services snap-in.
Right-click Windows Time, and select Properties. The Windows Time Properties dialog box appears.
In the Startup type box, select Disabled from the drop-down menu.
Click OK. Verify that the Startup Type for the time service appears as Disabled.