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Windows 7: What time is it?

16 Dec 2012   #1
stevieray

windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 
What time is it?

My computer, which is synced to "time.nist.gov", tells me it is 8:55 am. My alarm clock, which is synced to NIST in Colorado, says it's now 8:53. And my cell phone puts it at 8:54. Since all of these devices are synced to the same official US time, shouldn't they all be the same? My Evil Plan for World Domination requires precise, split-second timing... what's a wannabe Supervillian to do?
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16 Dec 2012   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Take the average! By the way, it is now 14:01 GMT.
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16 Dec 2012   #3
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

actually its now 14.02 and 40 seconds GMT
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16 Dec 2012   #4
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

What bites my backside (besides tall dogs) are TV stations that can't sync their clocks. It's the 21st century, for crying out loud.
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16 Dec 2012   #5
stevieray

windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
What bites my backside (besides tall dogs) are TV stations that can't sync their clocks. It's the 21st century, for crying out loud.
Exactly. We all have a houseful of gee wiz hi-tech gizmos with more computing power than Apollo 12, yet they can't sync a clock correctly? What's up with that?!?!
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