Time is an element of the overall measurement system of for space. Time can refer to the time it is now, according to timing devices, the interval between two events, the duration of an event, or the sequence of events.

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Windows 7 time keeps changing by itself

As the title suggests windows time keeps changing in random times, with random amounts. It sometimes happens every minute, sometimes it is good for hours. If I go hit synchronize with Internet time, ...
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NTPD not updating time date on CENTOS

I have set up ntpd on CENTOS, I am trying to get it to pull time from a Windows domain contoller if i run the command: ntpdate dc3.mydomaain.local this works fine and updates the host with the ...
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Can NTP be set to load a time from file in case it can't load from network?

I've looked at the documentation but can't find anything like this. The situation is that I have a BeagleBone Black which does not have a real clock. By default, the computer boots up thinking it's ...
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Show Windows 7 logon time?

On Windows 7 Ultimate, is there a way to see when I logged on into the current session? I want to find out how long I have been at the PC / when I started it up.
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Windows time runs slow

I am using VPS from a web hosting provider Godaddy(windows server 2008 r2). In my VPS I found that time was running slow.The windows time clock has noticeably "losing time" as much as 8 to 10 sec ...
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Timezone setting in Linux

I'm setting timezone GMT+6 on my Linux machine by copying the zoneinfo file to /etc/localtime, but the date command is showing the time UTCtime-6. What is the reason for this behaviour? I'm assuming ...
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How to get video duration in seconds?

How can I get video duration in seconds? What I've tried: ffmpeg -i file.flv 2>&1 | grep "Duration" Duration: 00:39:43.08, start: 0.040000, bitrate: 386 kb/s mediainfo file.flv | grep ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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Elance/oDesk for self-control and estimation of spent time on own project

Since I've been working in company I used Elance for some projects. After working a few months with Elance I can say that it not only increases my utility but also helps to say how much time was ...
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How to get time difference as minutes in Excel?

I have time values in two cells in an Excel sheet and I need the difference of the times in minutes. The cells in the Excel are like below: A B C 1 6:38 8:23 1:45:00 A is ...
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An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with

Trying to get my time synced properly and I run into this error every single ntp server I use. I've got my firewall disabled, every single port open in my router (UDP and TCP), and I've used several ...
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Is it possible to slow down system clock? [duplicate]

I'm playing a game that is using JavaScript to get system time, and I need the best time in the game I can get, I tried Cheat Engine but, as I said game uses JavaScript, so it is of no help to me. I ...
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Windows NTP Client Not Syncing with my ESXi NTP Server

I have an ESXi 5.1 server configured as a NTP server and a local Windows Server 2008 R2 PC that aren't syncing. I've read that whenever an ESXi server is run as a client, it also acts as a server, so ...
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Different times between OS's

I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8. Ubuntu is 1 hour ahead, so I set it to 1 hour back and then when I next log into Windows 8, the clock is 1 hour behind. If I then set it forward in Windows 8, it is 1 ...
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Monitor disk I/O used by specific command

I know that there are various tools for monitoring disk I/O, but I am wondering specifically if there is something equivalent to time for disk usage? For example, I am benchmarking a specific command ...
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I want to start VM for specific time

I am designing a system in which lot of VMs are there which run on KVM. My physical resources are limited, that is why I want to allow some of the VMs to run for some specific time(say Every Wednesday ...
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Automatically sync windows time more often than default

I have a few PCs that are losing time, and I'd like windows to synch them more often with the internet time. I think the windows default attempts to update only once per day, and does not update if ...
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Understanding 'time' command output?

There are several questions on this subject but none I've looked at provide quite what I need. My output looks like this: real 0m9.92s user 0m0.12s sys 0m0.02s Based on content of a ...
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Time sync over bluetooth

I am in a rather strange situation.I have two laptops that I want to have their clocks synced but I should not use ntp or any other kind of network traffic. Is there an rtc of some kind that works ...
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What is the difference between “stop the task if it runs longer than” inside Trigger and under Settings tab?

When I schedule a task in Windows Task Scheduler, I can set "stop the task if it runs longer than" inside task trigger or inside Settings tab. If I set it inside the trigger it does not automatically ...
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a freeware software to limit my kids time on the PC [closed]

I am looking for a freeware software that will set a schedule and a time limit for the amount of time my kids are able to use the PC. Anyone have any recommendations?
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Graphing by time in Excel

I have a data set (~2000 rows) with the following form: +---------------------+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+ | Datetime | n1 | n2 | n3 | n4 | tot | ...
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Estimated Time Left and Total File Size not showing up in Download

I am downloading Orcad Capture Lite software package from this official link. I am using the Download Acceleration Plus software, even after over 350MB of the file has downloaded, I am still not able ...
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Looking for a graph program for time series

I want to find software (Windows or Linux) that can create time based graphs with the following wishes. Can you suggest which programs come closest to my wishes? Whishlist: The x-axis has to ...
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BIOS password and hardware clock problems

I have HP 6730b lap top. I've bought it used and installed (Gentoo) linux on it. BIOS is protected with password, and guy I bought it from said "I've tweaked BIOS from Windows program, it never asked ...
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Linux command to check wherever this day is a DST change day and which direction?

Im currently designing a solution to synchronize a Clock on a Equipment. Each time the Equipment is turned on after a poweroff, its Clock is exactly "01:01". To sync this Equipment, I have a NEXA ...
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Make computer lock itself after 30 minutes of continued usage

I would like a family computer to lock itself after 30 to 60 minutes of usage, mainly so only my wife can unlock it for those minutes just by entering the password. Is this possible? (I know of how to ...
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How do I know if the hardware clock in linux is set to localtime or UTC?

I have a dual booted PC, and in order to have Windows and Linux agree on the time, I have set the hardware clock to localtime in linux as described here. Now I want to make a script to check if my ...
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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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Subtracting TIME UNITS (not time of day)

How do I subtract TIME UNIT (not time of day)? Last year I ran a marathon in 48 minutes and 20 seconds. This year I ran a marathon in 47 minutes and 50 seconds. When I do this in Excel- I tried ...
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Windows 7 - display date using small icons

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 and need the date displayed with the time. This works, but only if I use large icons in the taskbar settings which is quite ugly. Any ideas how to display the time ...
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Linux, Unix, Windows… Is access/modify time relative to system time?

I have searched, but can't find the right terminology. For example, if today was Friday, and a file was modified on Wednesday, then when I change the system time to Saturday, does the file's mtime ...
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Run Audio Devices at same time win7

Is it possible to have Spotify output audio from one sound card and a game output from another sound card at the same time?
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How can I find files added to the system within X minutes of a specific time?

I have done a fresh install of Mac OS X Mountain Lion today on a new MacBook. Because this was a new install, when I finally got round to configuring some of my own developer things, I was surprised ...
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Modified times of folders

How does the inheritance and propagation of modified times happen? In order to better put my question, I am going to list three examples: A folder has three files. One file gets modified (by any ...
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Automatically change time based on current location

I often move between 2 time zones, and expect my Windows 7 laptop to somehow automatically change the system time, being spoiled by the same feature on my cell phone. I always assumed that desktop ...
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How do I reset the time on my computer without turning it on?

Alright, so today, I did something very stupid: Do an experiment on my computer without backing it up. So I saw that the calendar in Windows could only go up to 12/31/2999 (or something like that). ...
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Excel how to divide a time period into equal time periods

I would like to find a way of dividing a period of time into 4 hourly time zones. I.e. if a piece of equipment is unavailable from 0900hrs to 1700 hrs that is 8 hours but I need to show this in 4 ...
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How to calculate hours and minutes between two time periods?

I’m working on a very simple time sheet for my work in Excel 2007, but I have run into trouble about calculate the hours and minutes between two time periods. I have a field: timestart which could be ...
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Make an Excel Graph Axis Show Two Time Zones

I have an Excel graph that displays the time of day in 24 hour HH:MM format. I need to also show the time with an offset for another timezone. How can I do this? I've attempted to use a custom ...
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Is it better to use the systemd service unit's Restart & RestartSec, or use a systemd timer unit?

I have a couple of in-house automated scripts running at periodic intervals. One is every five minutes, the other is every minute. They don't really need to be ran on-the-dot; e.g. I don't care if ...
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How to setup a NTP Server on Freshly installed Windows Server 2003?

I am to replicate a scenario of a deployed site in which they use the Window's Time Sync feature (found in this tutorial) to connect to a local time server and synchronize their time. So I prepared a ...
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Windows 7 - clock stops keeping time

I have quite a toughie I am battling with. We are administering a bunch of "digital signage PCs", and I have a curious problem where the clock would seem to just stop ticking. I have RSS feeds, ...
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How to verify that a Windows 2008 server is correctly updating its time using an external NTP server?

After applying Microsoft Fix it 50395 from KB816042 and specifying ntp time servers "0.nl.pool.ntp.org,0x8 1.nl.pool.ntp.org,0x8" the registry ...
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How to find process stop time in linux?

I have one application which runs 24x7 in my system. But some how it was killed abruptly. I observe it 2 or 3 times from last 10 days. Now I want to find from how much time my application is stopped. ...
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What does ARC stand for in terms of Linux time concepts?

Under Linux (Fedora 20), there is a file at /etc/sysconfig/clock looking like as follows: ZONE="America/Denver" UTC=true ARC=false What does ARC stand for?
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Sync Windows' system time to a time server, but advance by 10 minutes from the time server's time

Is there a software or a way to configure Windows 7 such that I could sync the time to a time server, but have my system's clock advanced by 10 minutes from the time server's time? E.g. When ...
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Excel formula for changing text into minutes

When extracting data from a Database, I am receiving the duration of time in a text format. What formula do I need to change all the text into number of minutes so I can add rows up to get a total ...
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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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How long does a typical Windows 7 64bit installation take?

On a machine with Intel Core-i5 or i7 and a standard HDD, how long should an installation of Windows 7 64 bit roughly take? I'm after a rough estimate because my installation seems to be running quite ...