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Old 11-15-2006, 03:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default windows not keeping the correct time

it seems ever time i use my computer the time has changed on it. i will fix it and next time it will be changed. i am running windows xp. could this be caused by a virus or maybe the internal battery is flat?
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Old 11-15-2006, 04:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It can be caused by a bad CMOS battery, it sync with the wrong NTP server (time server) because you set it to the wrong time zone. I will take a bet at a bad CMOS battery.


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Old 11-15-2006, 05:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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There was also a bug in Norton Internet Security that caused this a while ago. If you have Norton you may want to research that.
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Old 11-16-2006, 01:11 AM   #4 (permalink)
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some how i was in the wrong time zone, i think this has fixed the problem. thanks for you help
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