EventID 12 Time-Service Error

Time Provider NtpClient: This machine is configured to use the domain hierarchy to determine its time source, but it is the AD PDC emulator for the domain at the root of the forest, so there is no machine above it in the domain hierarchy to use as a time source. It is recommended that you either configure a reliable time service in the root domain, or manually configure the AD PDC to synchronize with an external time source. Otherwise, this machine will function as the authoritative time source in the domain hierarchy. If an external time source is not configured or used for this computer, you may choose to disable the NtpClient.
Open a command prompt. Make sure you right click run as administrator if UAC is turned on.
w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:ntp.nasa.gov,0x8, /syncfromflags:manual /update
net stop w32time & net start w32time
w32tm /resync
W32TM /query /status
Once you run these 4 commands you should see the following:
C:Usersjwhittaker>w32tm /resync
Sending resync command to local computer
The command completed successfully.
C:Usersjwhittaker>w32tm /query /status
Leap Indicator: 0(no warning)
Stratum: 2 (secondary reference – syncd by (S)NTP)
Precision: -6 (15.625ms per tick)
Root Delay: 0.0312500s
Root Dispersion: 7.7764556s
ReferenceId: 0xC67B1E84 (source IP:
Last Successful Sync Time: 10/18/2009 5:18:59 PM
Source: ntp.nasa.gov,0x8,

Poll Interval: 6 (64s)

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