System Clock Losing Time

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by °Mike°, Jul 20, 2004.

  1. °Mike°

    °Mike° Guest

    Is your system losing time whilst running, or only
    after it has been powered off?

    If it is after a power-off, your CMOS battery needs

    If it is losing time whilst powered up, then there is
    some software, most likely a heavy-duty bloated
    antivirus (Norton), or something similar interfering
    with the system clock. Synchronising works, but
    if the problem is evident whilst powered on, it needs
    to be looked into in more depth, to cure the problem
    rather than keep sticking a band-aid on it.

    Regarding your "secondly" question, I can't make
    head or tail of what you are asking. What does
    "installed new programs and used them every go to
    select an activity" mean, for instance?
    °Mike°, Jul 20, 2004
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    Toolman Tim Guest

    Is it losing time when it is turned on, or losing time when it is turned
    Toolman Tim, Jul 20, 2004
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    Alarm Doctor Guest

    Currently running XP and for some unknown reason my PC keeps losing time,
    tried synchronising BUT it keeps losing a lot of time. Any other ways of
    keeping the clock accurate or setting the clock and secondly despite having
    installed new programs and used them every go to select an activity XP
    insists on telling me I have got new programs installed any way I can put a
    stop to this as well Help please

    Alarm Doctor, Jul 20, 2004
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    Inside your PC there is a tiny round battery that also can be used in
    a watch. Commonly, the number on them is 2032. You need to replace the

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    Tim Guest

    If the second part of your question is about stopping XP from
    highlighting newly installed programs, right click on the start button,
    select Properties, on the Start Menu tab, click the Customize button,
    then the Advanced tab and untick "Highlight newly installed programs"
    Tim, Jul 20, 2004
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