Many registry entries for the Windows Time service are the same as the Group Policy setting of the same name.The Group Policy settings correspond to the registry entries of the same name located in: W32or the Windows Time Service Tool can be used to configure Windows Time Service settings.If you need some additional functionality, just take a look at the source code for those and make any changes you need.
They should automatically do what you're looking for.Other than the typical restart, I just don't know what to do to make this glitch go away. I would have thought there was a few nice functions to do this, but I couldn't find anything.Open Windows Registry Editor and navigate to the following registry key: This Special Poll Interval entry specifies the special poll interval in seconds for manual peers. Anand Khanse is the Admin of The Windows Club.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP.When the Special Interval 0x1 flag is enabled, W32Time uses this poll interval instead of a poll interval determined by the operating system. This freeware tool from Doug lets you change the Internet Time Update interval from Weekly to Daily or Hourly. This portable tool works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.
It is a subtle point most people don't see as it seems almost correct, but it's not (except if you do additional stuffs which are overall heavier than using ACTION_TIME_TICK broadcast).