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Not keeping time

Inspiron laptop desktop toolbar clock keeps resetting back to last time update. The time and date will not stay current.

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    Chris May 11, 2010

    Hi,



    When you say "last time update" are you refering the 12:00 january 1 2002 or something like that, or always a set number of hours early/late with the correct day/month/year?

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Go into the BIOS by pressing F2 when you first turn on the laptop. In the main screen you should be able to change the time and date. After you do that save the changes and exit and go into windows and see if the date and time is current.

Let me know how it goes.


Posted on May 12, 2009

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