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Windows 7: The time is always off by one hour

16 Mar 2013   #21
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there
Try the BIOS again -- although you have set the clock in the Bios -- see if there is another setting somewhere like OFFSET to GMT. It might be in one of the special settings etc.

Another thing to do is open up your machine and REMOVE the CMOS battery for say 30 mins -- go for a walk, kick the dog, have a beer etc and the re-boot --you'll have to re-input date / time etc etc.


If it still doesn't work -- you are unlucky -- you got a computer from a shipment destined for Planet Mars. -- If it's a laptop take it to one of those places where they "Unlock Phones" - they should be able to sort this out for you.

Cheers
jimbo


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16 Mar 2013   #22
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Have you looked in Event Viewer for Time Change events?
I just put the PC to sleep, Woke it up, and I see this event.

The time is always off by one hour-tievsp01.png

Here is an article you can look through about Time Change events:
Time Change Capture in Event Log - Event 577 and 520


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