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Old 09-29-2005, 10:38 PM   #1
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Default Computer Clock Running Fast

My computer's clock is running fast. If I reset the time in "Date and Time Properties - Internet Time" it will be as much as 20 mins. fast in a couple of days. I've heard of computer clocks running slow because of a CMOS battery failing but speeding up? The Windows utility does recalibrate it about once a week, but the time could be an hour out by then and it's a bit of a pain in the ass to manually calibrate it every time I sit down at the 'puter. My computer is less than 4 months old, so I doubt the BIOS is in need of updating.
Is there a way to set the Internet Time Utility to calibrate more frequently?
If not, can anyone suggest a 3rd party utility that would keep the time more accurately than WinXP?

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Old 09-30-2005, 07:09 AM   #2
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Hmm weird, I've never encountered the clock being too slow or too fast...

As long as you selected the right timezone and location, it should be perfectly in sync almost.

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try windows update

and the sinc thing.
and no offense the clock stinks. i nvr use it.
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