How to Repair: Error Occurred While Windows was Synchronizing

Windows provides an automatic time synchronization feature that allows users to automatically synchronize time by connecting to an NTP server from the Windows menu. However, users may get a message that an error has occurred during Windows synchronization.

This problem often occurs with some NTP servers, including and And there can be many reasons for this problem. Fortunately, you can easily fix it using the following methods.

What is causing the “Error Occurred While Windows was Synchronizing” issue?

Windows Time Server stuck in a limbo state: A common reason that causes this error is that Time Server is stuck in a state between open and closed (commonly referred to as “limbo state”). If this scenario applies, you can solve the problem by changing the startup state to automatic on the service screen and restarting the service. read more

How to Resolve the Error “The computer did not resync because no time data was available” in Windows

When you work on a Microsoft Windows Server system and try to synchronize its time with another time source (an external NTP server), you may encounter the error message “The computer did not resync because no time data was available“. So, to synchronize the time between the internal and external time source, you need to run the command “w32tm /resync”.

The command must be executed either in the domain or on the client system. This error is mostly due to the improper configuration of the Windows Time Service group policy. Fortunately, the error “Computer could not resync because there is no time data” can be fixed on a Windows 10 computer. Let’s take a look at how. read more