Can’t change the time on my Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller

Problem:  The time on my Windows 2008 Active Directory was 10 min fast.  I have tried to change the time through the control panel but as soon as I would change it, it would change back to the old incorrect time. 

Solution:  Found out that I had to either do on of two things. 1. Change the time within the BIOS of my server.   2.  Since my DC is a virtual server,  I tried changing the time on the main server which hosts this particular server.  Once I did that, I was able to set my Domain Controller to the proper time.  Figured that it saw the host server as the BIOS.

6.11.12:  Found these instructions on how to force your DC to synchronize with an external NTP server.  Works for Windows Server 2008 (r2).

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