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Windows 7: Clock forcefully set in the future & apps crashing

14 Jul 2017   #1

Windows Ultimate x64
Clock forcefully set in the future & apps crashing

I left my Windows 7 PC on overnight (with lots of apps left open - mainly development IDEs & web browsers). It has latest virus scanner and latest Windows 7 updates (auto-updates).
It shouldn't lock when idle.

When I came back in the morning, the PC was locked. Fair enough.
When I unlocked it, lots of apps were crashing. Then I looked at the clock:

Anyone have any idea why this happened?
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14 Jul 2017   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

HI andwan0,

have a look in your event viewer, it should tell you if/what program changed the time setting.

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18 Jul 2017   #3

Win 7 Ult 64-bit

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