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Backup starts before the scheduled time

I have my backup set to start at 10:00pm. It has worked forever without any problems. Recently, it stopped backup at the scheduled time and starts at 8:00am. I checked the settings and it say 10:00pm. What could be the problem?

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Re: backup starts before the scheduled time

Check the system time in the system BIOS, by hitting one of the Function keys. If this is not it, then make sure the time, date, and time zone are set correctly on the desktop.

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