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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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.
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What is the difference between elapsed and processed time when using timeit.exe on Windows?

I am using the timeit command which is provided as part of the Windows 2003 Resource Kit to measure the time it takes to execute particular tasks. Attached is the output of a process I was running ...
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Time randomly changing itself, internet randomly dying

I installed Windows 8 RTM a few weeks ago. It's not my first time installing it, but it's the first time having these annoying problems: Randomly, the system clock changes time all by itself - to ...
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Time adjusted 4 hours in advance by unknown reason

In my previous post, I mentioned I was hit by a complete data loss on a ntfs partition shared by Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04, for some unclear reason. A strange thing happened at the same time is that ...
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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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Why to synchronize a time on a computer?

Why do I need to synchronize a time on my computer? My wrist-watch gives no more than half a second error per year without using any NTP server. Why do I need to synchronize a computer with other ...
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Identify date/time format

I've been given some data to create some chart graphics and the dates are in a format I don't recognise. If I knew the format name I could easily look them up but initial search has drawn a blank. ...
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crontabs hour specification */1 is that the same as *

I am looking for clarification with the cron tab that I am working with. some job 1 * * * * some job 1 */1 * * * Are those jobs the same? The job will run the first minute every ...
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Can't connect to Apple Time Capsule in home network using Home Plugs from Win 7 Machine

I have the following home network setup with subnet 255.255.255.0 but recently moved my time capsule to a different location when I added a third Home Plug and can no longer ping or map a network ...
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Prefix time to each line of bash command output

I am running the top command to see details about specific processes. The output is piped to grep like so: top -n 1 | grep jre The output is usually around 4 lines, and I would like to prefix the ...
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Why does CPU processing time matter when compared to real wall clock time?

I am running the command time 7zr a -mx=9 sample.7z sample.log to gauge how long it takes to compress a file larger than 1GB. The results I get are as follows. real 10m40.156s user 17m38.862s ...
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Convert time range into minutes formula

I need a formula that will convert time into minutes and round up 30 sec to 1 minute. Example: change 7:58:31 (hr:min:sec) to 479 minutes or 08:31:29 to 511 minutes. The first example adds 1 minute ...
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Time not set properly when dual booting CentOS and Ubuntu

I have setup my Notebook to dual boot for CentOS 6.3 (64-bit) and Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) and both have been configured for ntp (network time protocol) with proper time zones (India). But they are ...
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Measure execution time of command I just executed without interrupting it now

Usually I measure execution times with time updater Unfortunately I already started the updater and do not want to interrupt it because this would cause other trouble. How can I still see tomorrow ...
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Slow down clock/timer of a Linux program

Sometimes a Linux program requiring fast user interaction/manual dexterity runs too fast for me to keep up. Examples include video games and video players that don't let you control the speed. How ...
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Using time to get CPU usage of a process, but not its children

When using time some_executable - the system and user CPU time returned actually includes all the CPU time of any child processes launched by the named executable (this was news to me, actually). I ...
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Can Internet time synchronization on a virtual machine correct the time on its management OS?

If there is a virtual machine running on Hyper-V and it is set to synchronize clock with an Internet time service, will this also correct the hardware clock on the management OS which is hosting this ...
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Timezone in Windows and Linux

On the same machine I am using Win 7 and Debian Linux (KDE). I have issues with the timezone settings. Both systems are set to London time, but the clock in Windows (before it gets adjusted over the ...
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Error occurred during NTP sync on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have two Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard servers. The first can correctly sync its time with the default NTP server time.windows.com, but the second cannot. The error displayed is: An error ...
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CentOS 6 timezone is BST, but it's an hour behind BST?

Running a (fairly) fresh install of CentOS 6. [jammy@peach]$ date Fri Jul 13 15:41:30 BST 2012 The actual BST time is exactly one hour ahead of this, 16:41. Unless I'm missing something about ...
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Alternative to Qlock [closed]

I work in a NOC that needs to display times from different cities across two 50 inch screens connected to a single windows 7 enterprise box. Currently, we are using http://www.qlock.com/ but I would ...
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X axis on Time-Based data

I have a series of 24 hr. data, taken about once per hour. I wish to plot the values against time. On day 1 the 10:00 data was taken at 10:10, on day 2 the data was taken at 9:58. I do not want both ...
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Gnome 3 - Unable to change date and time

I am running Arch Linux with Gnome 3. Unfortunately, although my time and date settings in /etc/rc.conf show that HARDWARECLOCK='UTC' and TIMEZONE='America/LosAngeles'. I continue to get the timezone ...
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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 ...