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Windows 7: Windows time changes every time I restart

14 Mar 2014   #11
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

The problem arises because Windows interprets the BIOS time as local time while most Linux distributions interpret it as GMT.

I don't have a solution.

It is best to create a new thread for such questions rather than post in an old existing one.


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15 Mar 2014   #12
mick823

Win 7 Professional and Windows 8 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Javierlara View Post
Updating fenomena...3/14/2014

I installed Ubuntu with my upgraded toshiba satellite to Windows 8 and the same happens, time is Ok with Ubuntu but when I switch to Windows the Clock has changed but not just 3 hrs 8 hrs and everytime I go to date and time change settings, the zone is ok then I go to the Internet time settings to update the clock and it does that fine. if it were a problem with the internal battery not just the time but the date would have changed also.. I remember that in order to install or get updates for any windows updates I needed to have the time and date accurate. But I has not experienced the same problem just with the time changed now by 8 hrs.
This happens because Ubuntu uses UTC time by default and Windows does not. Here is the fix:

In Ubuntu navigate to the /etc/default/ folder and scroll down to a file called rsC

Open the file with with a text editor and look for a line that says UTC=yes and edit that line to read UTC=no

Save the file. (You need super user or admin privileges to change the file.)

Close Ubuntu and open Windows. Set your clock to the correct time, date and time zone.

Close Windows and open Ubuntu. Set your clock to the correct time, date and time zone.

Done.
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