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Windows 7: why does the time on my computer clock keep changing on its own

19 Sep 2011   #1
jturk

windows 7
 
 
why does the time on my computer clock keep changing on its own

to the wrong time? the clock in the bottom right corner keeps resetting on its own. i have the battery in. do you know what might be causing this?

i have a relatively new hp pavillion dv5 laptop & the clock in the bottom right corner keeps resetting on its own. i have the battery in. do you know what might be causing this?


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19 Sep 2011   #2
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Check in your regional settings make sure everything is correct for your area in there - Region and Language - Change
Have a look at these posts regarding time - Time Zone - Change
Date and Time - Change

A system file scan wouldn't hurt either - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Have you altered any services or changed the internet time sync configuration?

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Danny


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19 Sep 2011   #3
maxseven

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jturk View Post
i have the battery in.
But is it any good? How old is it? When you reboot and look at BIOS screen, is the time there the same (off) as Windows?
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19 Sep 2011   #4
LTFUbar

Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
 
 

Timeserver... just turn it off and use the internal clock in the BIOS.


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26 Sep 2011   #5
chrisf8657

Win7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Does this happen if you leave the computer off (Start -> Shutdown) for a period of time?
(Doesn't matter if it is plugged in or the battery is in or both)
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26 Sep 2011   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Cmos battery that is weak will cause this problem. A little round battery about the size of a nickle on the motherboard. They are cheep and easy to replace.
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02 Oct 2011   #7
chrisf8657

Win7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Layback bear is saying same thing I was going to troubleshoot first.
If it does like I said, CMOS battery is dead or dying/weak.
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03 Oct 2011   #8
1994F7PT

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

is the system BIOS clock set correctly as well? battery may be fine but bios is not correct
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05 Oct 2011   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Any time the battery is replaced the time should be reset in the Bios. Let us know what you find.
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06 Oct 2011   #10
jturk

windows 7
 
 
why does my clock keep changing on its own

it wont stay whatever time i set it at.

and i did what the first guy said, except i didnt do a file system scan.

i want to turn if off & use the internal clock in the BIOS as one of the answers suggested. how do i do this?
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