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I have an old PC with a defective CMOS battery, and every time the clock is reset, I have to log as admin in Windows XP and set the date manually, then I can sync from the server. As this computer has parental control to protect children to use this computer between some periods, I would like to perform this date/time sync automatically on boot. How can I do this?

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Why not replace the cmos battery? – Moab Jan 2 '11 at 18:44
Because it is soldered on the motherboard – Jazz Jan 2 '11 at 18:55
up vote 5 down vote accepted

I found Karen's Time Sync, configured to start and sync on logon, it seems to do everything I need.

Edit: in fact, Karen's Time Sync does not seem to be able to sync when a limited user logs in, so I replaced it with NetTime, that works perfectly !

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