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Windows 7: Computer clock seems to lag?

27 Jul 2012   #1
eknirb

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Computer clock seems to lag?

I have a digital clock that is synched with time.gov. but the PC clock always seems to lose seconds compared to it.


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27 Jul 2012   #2
richc46

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Probably your cmos battery. Check it and/or replace
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27 Jul 2012   #3
eknirb

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

check or replace? how is this done, is it easy? PC is exactly 1 yr old.
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27 Jul 2012   #4
richc46

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If just under a year, probably still under warranty. If more than a year still under warranty if you bought a contract.
http://www.ehow.com/how_4778576_repl...s-battery.html
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27 Jul 2012   #5
eknirb

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

cool, I have a three year service agreement.
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27 Jul 2012   #6
richc46

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You lucked out this time. Give them a call and let them earn that premium that you paid.
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27 Jul 2012   #7
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Is it losing seconds or has it always been behind?

If it has always been behind, go to "Adjust date/time", Internet Time, Change settings, Synchronize with an Internet time server, Server: time.windows.com or time.nist.gov.
Press Update now. Press OK.

If you've already tried that, then changing the battery, as suggested would be the next thing to do.
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