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I have a e system desktop the clock keeps running late

The clock and date on my desktop is showing a different time and date i have to keep resetting it what is the problem cheers

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  • sawmac Dec 29, 2008

    thankyou very much will sort it .

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Try the Atomic Clock free program to sync your time. It can be scheduled to sync anytime of the day to keep your clock accurate. It's Free, it's free, it's free..............
http://www.worldtimeserver.com/atomic-clock/

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Even i had this problem..i tried changing my battery.. but later thought it was a virus..but while it wasn't so.. it had time update on..because of which the moment it connects through net it resets the time.. you must be facing any of such problems only..try fixing your problem with changing batery only.. pen up your side panel and you will find a small battery..take out that and fix a new battery. all the old records of time and date will be automatically reset.. so this time when you swich on your computer press 'de;' to entr set up and then go to BIOS settings and there change the date and time to the normal.. i guess this helps you out.. belated Merry X-mas and Happy New Year :)

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Computers have an internal battery on the motherboard that helpd the board retain certain data when the computer is off. If the battery is low or dead it will cause this problem. The easiest way to replace the battery is to open the side of the computer when it is off and remove the battery from the battery holder on the motherboard. The battery looks just like a watch battery. Replace it with the same kind of battery (available at most drug stores) once you have replaced it turn on your computer and reset your clock.

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