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 - 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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Windows 7 set to UTC RTC forcibly changes time

I really want to make Windows 7 understand that RTC in using UTC instead of local time. I found a solution, except for it does not play well with time synchronization. I have: Modified the registry ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x32 - Windows 7 Pro x64 dual boot - clock is wrong (UTC)

I have a problem with time when booting windows after linux. The reason is that Ubuntu saves hw clock as UTC but Windows 7 expects it to be saved as localtime. So Windows shows time that is one hour ...
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Time and display is not working properly

My time and calendar is always wrong. I don't know how to do it anymore. I tried everything from changing time zone to checking out the services.msc etc etc but after a while again the time seems to ...
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How to set the time temporarily in Linux

I am testing some code with some random numbers generated with the current time as the seed using srand(time(0)) I'd like to get the same random numbers every time when I run it. So I want to set ...
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Changing windows 7 time to military time only on additional clocks

I'd like to have my timezone (central) stay at the short time AM/PM format, but I'd like to have an additional clock that would be a different time zone show a military time. I can change the windows ...
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Is there a way to schedule tasks in windows specifying a specific time zone?

I need to schedule several tasks to run, where each needs to run at a specific local time in a different city. For example, one job might need to run at 19:00 New York City, and another needs to run ...
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Windows Time not updating after reboot

Yesterday, for the first time, my laptop blackened out and I noticed it's base was pretty heated up. I Googled the cause and came to know that some laptop shuts itself down to prevent damage to the ...
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How to get Excel to save date fields as displayed.

I have data that has date-time values that I need to convert to a different format. I have created an Excel formula that concatenates the string into exactly the format I need. I currently have the ...
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What are the steps in getting a Windows XP PC to time sync with a Windows 7 PC?

I have one PC running Windows XP Professional on a workgroup and another PC running Windows 7 Professional. I want the XP machine to be in time sync with the Windows 7 PC. I have disabled the ...
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Excel Concatenate Time

I have had a look at this site, and across the net, but can't seem to solve this, which should be easy! Concatenate should work, but I wasn't able to make it work. Current spreadsheet looks like ...
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Need a script to calculate batch file execution time

I need a script that I can call/include from another batch file (.bat) that can calculate the amount of time it takes to execute the first batch file. The script would be used for automation on both ...
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Excel creating weird diagrams

I have a list of times in one column. They are formatted as Time cells. When I simply select the values and click Insert -> Line (diagram), I can't seem to get the right kind of diagram. What ...
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Get the time it took to execute the previous command in linux(without re-executing that command)

I know the time command allows you to time the execution of a given command. But is it possible to get the execution time of the previous command without re-executing that previous command?
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Calculating time in Excel between AM and PM

I have an Excel spreadsheet that calculates the difference between two times. The formula that I'm using, for example, is as follows: Cell A1 12:00 PM Cell B1 12:30 PM Cell C1 =minute(B1-A1) and the ...
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Is there a way to display time / clock on the Windows 7 logon / login screen?

Seems like a simple thing to ask, right? Show the system time (date is optional) on the login (logon) screen in Windows 7. Yet Win7 doesn't seem to be able to do that using just the default software ...
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Time units and automatic formatting of the y-axis in Excel

I have a chart with time values on the vertical (Y) axis. As the values can change a lot the formatting of the axis minor and major units is automatic. The problem is that Excel chooses values which ...
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Windows 8 time issue

I have a new HP desktop computer with Windows 8 installed into it. (Bought it with it) And I've encountered an issue when trying to set the time. My problem is not setting it, but trying to keep it ...
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Check when a process was launched on OS X

Activity Monitor lists how much CPU time a process has used over its lifetime, but is there a way to find out the date and time a process was started? I'm curious because my Firefox hasn't updated ...
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Copying a Partition-Time it Could Take [closed]

I'm in the process of copying all the partitions of a hard drive to another with gparted to another one as so that I can simply pop the new drive in mn.y computer and start it up, I was wondering if ...
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See the time spent on web site since load or the time when page was opened in Chrome

Is there a way to tell how much time has passed since the web site has been loaded? I cannot modify the page, but, what I am hoping for, is some sort of statistic or Chrome debug console command that ...
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Using virtual box is it possible to set your virtual machine time to be different from host time

Using virtual box is it possible to set your virtual machine time to be different from host time. Say 1 year into the past. If I wanted to run the windows XP images provided by Microsoft from here. ...
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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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What format can I use in Excel to display both date and time in system formats

I need to display both date and time in system date and time formats. I know that [$-0xf800] means the system long date format and [$-0xf400] means the system time format, but [$-0xf800][$-0xf400] ...
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Time synchronisation with Ubuntu guest and Hyper-V Client (Windows 8)

I have Ubuntu Server installed (quantal, 12.10, 32-bit), as a VM guest using Hyper-V with Windows 8. Note I am using this on my laptop. When I re-open my laptop, the time is no longer synchronised ...
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Calculating a duration in excel from date and time

I have 2 columns in excel, each column includes a date and a time in the following format: 'dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm'. One is a start date/time, the other is an end date/time. The end date/time could be ...
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Incorrect time on Windows

The time that Windows displays is two hours later than the actual time. The time zone is correctly configured to UTC+2 (that's my location's time zone). I've tried setting the time zone to UTC and ...
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Windows Live Mail throwing Error ID 0x80048820 while Updating my E-Mail Account

What Happened : I just switched on my PC in morning and I got CMOS diskette error(Dell Inspiron 530S), it just activates the floppy drive, so I switched it off from the BIOS in the next restart. ...
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How do PCs know when the time has changed?

In my country, the official time changes in the first month of spring and fall. When the official time changes, my mobile phone's and PC's clocks change as well. How do these devices find out ...
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In Fedora, Perl program cannot find Time::Piece library

I have a Perl program named /usr/bin/octbatch running as a script on Fedora 17 Linux. When I run this command: /usr/bin/octbatch I get the error: Can't locate Time/Piece.pm in @INC (@INC ...
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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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Conditional Static Time Entry in Excel

I need to insert a STATIC time into excel based on a condition in a cell. i.e. Cell A1 = "A" then insert the static time. Any ideas?
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OC'ing a Sapphire 7950, problems with memory clock

I bought a new rig with sapphire radeon 7950 flex w/ boost. Good scores initially in 3dmark 11, around 7300 stock. Problem is, as soon as i start overclocking, issues arise. the core clock is at 860, ...
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Different epoch times on 2 machines: Where to configure correctly?

I have 2 linux machines that need to run a Perl script and access a database. The date (as reported by the date and date -u commands) is correct (within a couple of minutes), but returning epoch from ...
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How determine when last time usb hard drive was plugged in?

I have usb hard drive formatted in exFAT which last time was plugged in Windows 7. Now I'm on OSX, but it's not so important.. - is there way to figure out when it was last plugged in ? wikipedia ...
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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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Windows 8 w32tm clock drift correction

I am running Windows 8 (no virtualization, X79 + i7-3820), and have separate Linux NTP server in my local network. Linux NTP is typically within 1ms of true time. I've set Windows 8 to synchronize ...
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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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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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Microsoft Outlook not setting times to p.m?

When I go to add in a reoccurring appointment into Outlook it does not let me set the time to p.m? When I set the start time I have tried scrolling down on the arrow to 3 p.m and even typing/ changing ...
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Changing time or offsetting it in OpenVZ contained server

I am trying to run a VPS, a Debian box contained in an OpenVZ container. Obviously, I cannot use time --set or any such command, as the time must be set via the parent node. The owner of the parent ...
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Windows 8 Date and Time Sync Issues

I have an Asrock Z77-EXTREME4-M motherboard and use Windows 8 retail. The system clock is always wrong on boot and it seems to be off by however long it was since last boot. I.e. if I turn the ...
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How can I batch shift the creation date of files on OS X 10.6.8?

Please note that I am not asking how to change the creation date of a bunch of files to a given date. I want to shift the date by a given amount of time, for example 47732400 seconds. Can I ...
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Monitoring the wall time of a process on windows?

Windows Task Manager has the ability to show the current CPU time of any given running process on windows, is there any way (not necessarily through Task Manager) to get the current wall time of a ...
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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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Time Machine backups & OS restore

My permissions were all screwed up and after every exhaustible try to change them all back my only solution was a complete restore. So I did a time machine backup onto my external and started ...
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Will overclocking your PC with no internet access screw up the system time?

Let's say you have a PC which is not connected to a time server, so it has no external methods of keeping track of time. You turn the machine on, and set the time and date in the BIOS. Then you ...
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How does Kaspersky Parental Control calculate internet time usage? [closed]

I'm trying to limit the usage time of Internet with Parental Control of Kaspersky (or Web Policy on Business Editions), but wondering about problems may occur. How does Kaspersky calculate the ...
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Is there any command like time, but for memory usage?

Is there any command like time, but that reports more statistics? It would be great if I could do something like: $ statistics some_command time: real 0m3.002s user 0m0.000s sys ...
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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.