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Old 02-16-2009, 05:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a silicontop laptop and the cmos clock runs like a stop watch. When I try to set it, it will count up very fast until it reaches 5 hours and resets to zero and stays there until you try to reset it again. Anyone encounter this before? I have replaced the disc battery twice and still does not change the clock scenario. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-16-2009, 05:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you recently installed anything prior to it acting like this?
I would run a Virus scan also.. I remember reading something simialar somewhere once and it ended up being a virus.
I would also contact the manufacturer and scan thier forums.
I have only heard of this one other time and tried to remember where but i do remember it was a virus.
may not be in your case just something worth checking into.
make sure it scans the boot sector.


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I have done all the above and it was doing it pryor to anything install and of course finding the manufacturer is impossible because it is so generic. But I appreciate the input.
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