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I have been running this command on Windows XP without issue:

net time \servername.domain /SET

Where the domain is not my current domain.

On Windows 7 I am receiving a pop-up:

net1.exe - System Error
The program can't start because NWPROVAU.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

On the command prompt:

System error 5 has occurred.

Access is denied.

I need this to synchronize the clock between one system on the domain, and one not on it. Alternative options would be appreciated!

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The old Net Time has been replaced and you should use w32tm instead.

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist: peers /syncfromflags:manual /update

Replace peers with the fqdn or ip-addresses of the PDC emulator (and\or other ntp time source(s) use a space as a delimitter). Full details here.

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Perfect! One thing, there should be no space between the : and the first peer. –  Rob Hunter Nov 10 '09 at 16:36
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