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Ask for date on boot (challenge)

Issue An old laptop computer with XP loses date every time it boots. It has no more battery pack so it has to be plugged permanently in to wall. What I already tried Replaced the little button ...
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Dual booting Debian / Windows XP: clock is off

I just installed Debian (Wheezy) on a Windows XP machine and am dual booting. But the clock is different! It's one hour late on XP versus Debian. I'm in Paris (GMT +1) and we're in winter (daylight ...
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Program to set time on local computer using GPS data

I have a laptop running Windows XP that does not connect to the Internet and I would like to use a USB GPS receiver as a time source to set the clock. Generally, the laptop will not have access to the ...
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How to know the duration of boot time in win XP

I want to know the duration of boot time in win XP. I tried by looking into the Event Viewer of XP but unable to find any corresponding event ID. Thanks.
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How do you change the update rate for time server synchronization on Windows XP

We have a file server running Windows XP, but the system clock speed is not particularly accurate, with the result that file datestamps drift with time, and this causes annoyances with software ...
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Date goes back to 2005 after restart

The date to my computer goes back to 2005 after every restart, what could be the problem? I have checked the CMOS battery and it is working fine. OS is Windows XP.
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How to sync my windows xp clock?

I was wondering how to sync my windows xp clock? When I try to sync with servers (time.windows.com or time.nist.gov) it fails to sync.. Do you know any good server or solution?
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Where does Outlook 2003 retrieve local time from?

Windows XP | Outlook 2003 Where does Outlook 2003 specifically retrieve time zone info? Is there an Office setting? Or does it reference the local time-zone? I have an issue where time stamps in ...
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Time Zone Value: N/D?

When reviewing the output of the set command in Windows XP, I noticed a time zone value of "N/D". What does this mean? Not Defined? No Data? Why would this happen? -M
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Changing system time in VirtualBox

I need to change the time on my VirtualBox winxp machine (I have an ubuntu host), but it automatically syncronizes with the host. I need different times on the machines because I'm developing ...
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Alternative ways to check time zone in Windows XP?

Windows XP Hi guys, Is there a way to verify a user's configured time zone from the command-line? I'm trying to help a third-party user with a time related issue and they don't have access to their ...
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How to increase frequency of time server synchronisations?

I have a that PC (Windows XP SP3) keeps losing time whereby it ends up being about 5 mins slow per day from all the other PCs and clocks about the place. Is there a way to increase frequency of ...
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ls in cmd window gives one hour off time

I have ls installed on my Windows XP computer. It came with msysgit. I've had it a while and it turns out I use it quite a lot even in the DOS prompt. More than dir. The thing is that it gives me ...
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Synchronizing the clocks of two Windows-XP machines not connected to the internet?

I have a set-up with two PCs running Windows XP, both acquiring data from external sources and saving it locally with time-stamp per sample. At the end of each day I move that day's from both PCs to ...
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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Set local time in windows xp

I need to set the local time on my windows xp machine to same as the time in my server which is Windows 2003 server. Is there a command to set that in command prompt? Thanks