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Windows 7: Time is Incorrect

19 Nov 2009   #1

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Time is Incorrect

have Windows7 pro on a Dell OPtiplex 760. For soem reason the time is always wrong. I checked BIOS and the time is correct there. I tried to use the sync feature but it still goes off. I tried watching the clock and noticed that sometimes the seconds hand just stops. Any ideas?


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19 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64, MAC, BT4, Vista x64, server 2003 ent (DC)
 
 

change your time settings to update from;

time.nist.gov

~Mike
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19 Nov 2009   #3

windows 7
 
 

Thanks but this did not work either..
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19 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Well it could be your battery on your motherboard going bad. When you shut down you computer then trun it back on is the time all wrong? Do you lose any settings?
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19 Nov 2009   #5

windows 7
 
 

dont lose any settings. BIOS time is always correct. never had this issue until I installed Windows 7.
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19 Nov 2009   #6

xp
 
 

Reset CMOS to try.
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23 Jul 2014   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

engin33r is right; use time.nist.gov, that ntp server kicks ass, but you might also want to try and disable your firewall.

I disabled it and the clock updated in 2 - 3 seconds when I pressed update

good luck!
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