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I work 9-5 and switch my PC off when I leave the office each day. When doing timesheets I need to know what time I got to work, so I usually use cmd > systeminfo for finding the System Boot Time.

Since upgrading to Windows 7 however, it's started reporting bizarre numbers between 11pm-2am instead of 8-9am. Today it says it booted at 11:34pm last night!

I checked the event log and there is no entries between when I shutdown at 5:30pm yesterday and booted around 8am this morning.

Has anyone else encountered this?

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where are you (what timezone)? sounds as if it's a broken timezone thing -- if it thinks your current hw clock is set to GMT and subtracts to get PST, but your hw clock is actually set to PST, the result will be pretty far off. –  quack quixote Oct 7 '09 at 3:50

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I see the same thing too on Windows 7. It reports an incorrect system boot time every day after the laptop comes back from sleep mode. The only way I could tell that actual date of when I rebooted my system was to use sysinternal's process explorer and look at the start times for the various system processes. It can't be a broken timezone since the boot time shifts almost every time the system comes out of sleep.

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I'm getting the same problem. I hibernate my PC every day. If something is going wrong when resuming, I will obviously notice it because I will lose my current work. My last boot time was on Saturday although I did not start my computer that day! Could anybody help ?

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