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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Why two O/Ss on the same machine have a 1 hour clock difference?

My machine has two O/S, a Linux distribution (primary) and a Windows 7 (used seldomly). Both O/Ss are set on my time zone (UTC+1). Depending on how I set the time on the BIOS, either Windows shows ...
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What's the Best data compression algorithm? [on hold]

I have a binary file that i want to compress before flashing it in the microcontroller . Let's say that i have 10000 of microcontrollers , so in order to reduce time needed for flashing ... To add , ...
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Clock running fast after OS X Mavericks install

I've noticed my OS X system time on my iMac is running faster after I updated to Mavericks, after about a week it is a good 4 or 5 minutes too fast. In my Date & Time preferences everything is ...
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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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HFSplus showing folders as files

I used to own a macbook which broke. I am now using an Ubuntu laptop. I am trying to recover my files from the Time Machine HDD, some folders are showing OK (like Library and my username) but inside, ...
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Sync the clock on Windows 7 to the time server more frequently

On Windows 7, is the way to sync the clock to the time server more frequently still the same as before (by regedit)? Are there other ways such as by using the control panel or system tool?
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Cell Formatting, 0.00 where blank value

I have some cells that are formatted as hours and minutes i.e. [h]:mm. If no value exists in a cell I want the cell to show 0:00 without having to manually type. It needs to be user friendly, so if ...
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Force domain PC to sync time with another domain PC

I thought this would force workstation 12, at 14:53 (time) to sync with whatever time was on workstation10. at \\workstation12 14:53 net time \\workstation10 /set When I execute the command, the ...
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Windows 8 is reseting time after set to UTC

I changed timezone like suggest in this answer But every hour Windows is reseting the time. I disabled sync from internet but the problem continues How can I solve that error?
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How do I make a virtual machine with non-standard speed of time (timescale)?

I think it should be technically possible, but I don't know of any ways to do this in already existing software. What I mean — the "hardware" clock in the VM should be able to run at different ...
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How to track time spent waiting for webpages to load

I would like to track the amount of time I spend waiting for webpages to load in Firefox or Chrome(ium) in a given time period (1 day for example). I am NOT trying to optimize a single page or ...
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How do i change my pc time without leave my company domain (win 10) [closed]

My PC is connected to my company domain and I'm wont to change the time without getting out of the domain ? Note: There is some ways that may change time but it returned to server time when I restart ...
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Does it matter which NTP time server do I choose in Windows?

When enabling Windows to set system time via Internet, I'm presented with the following dialog: Does it matter which time server I choose? How would I know if one was "better" than the others?
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How to change Windows 10 Lock screen time format?

My Windows 10's time format is 24 hour clock, this includes the taskbar but the lock screen is still 12 hour clock format. How do I change the format of my time in lockscreen?
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Leap Seconds in Windows

A leap second was recently added on June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented in Windows (specifically Windows 7)?
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Can't synchronize time, Windows 7

Ok, I finally installed Windows 7, clean install. Time synchronization does not work. Clicking "Update now" gives message: Unable to start the Windows Time service. Please try again later. I use ...
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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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Make time on bottom right disappear in Windows 8.1

I'm bored watching the time in Windows. I am currently using Windows 8.1 Do you know how can I make the time to disappear? Thanks in advance.
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Windows 10 Big Time Doesn't Have Leading Zero

I have my Windows 10 time format set to HH:mm:ss but for some reason, after clicking the time and date in the right hand corner, the time that appears doesn't have a leading zero. Is there any reason ...
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Time displayed on taskbar and calendar are different on Windows 10

I recently upgraded from windows 7 to 10. I took this screenshot As you can see the time shown in the popup is 4:54 pm The time shown on the taskbar is 8:06am. Interestingly this still hasn't ...
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Linux - Forcing 24-hour locale?

Is there any way to force 24-hour time in my locale (for example, 14:00) instead of 12-hour time (2:00 PM)? I use the en_US locale with a UTF-8 character set on Arch Linux, but this shouldn't matter, ...
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Where is the Daylight saving time setting in Windows 7?

I can't find how to disable the Daylight saving time option in windows7 !
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Simulation time change multisim

Is it possible to change the simulation steps in multisim? (more exact and more detailed simulation results). I have an output that changes quite fast in time, so at the moment the measurements are ...
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How do I calculate the total busy time between several start-end dates

I have a table like this: Event Start End 1 1/1/2015 10:00 1/1/2015 10:05 2 1/1/2015 10:02 1/1/2015 10:07 3 1/1/2015 10:10 1/1/2015 10:12 I want ...
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Why does NTP require bi-directional firewall access to UDP port 123?

From What are the iptables rules to permit ntp?: iptables -A INPUT -p udp --dport 123 -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -p udp --sport 123 -j ACCEPT Also, from the NTP website: ... ntpd requires ...
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A Windows clock to show both UTC and local time?

I'm working on windows 7 x64 and searching for a way for a setting, or replacement app of, the tray clock (on the taskbar corner) to display both UTC (or GMT) and my local time. Cause: I read log ...
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Windows 10 Family Safety: Time limits and screen locking

I recently set up my son's computer with family safety, and I have him limited to 3 hours of total screen time per weekday. I have told him that when he gets up to go outside, eat, or whatever to lock ...
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BIOS date/time reset

After 5 years of heavy use, I noticed that my laptops fan is constantly on, so I decided to change the thermal paste of the cpu. Everything went fine except for some strange reason my laptop keeps on ...
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Time gets out of whack on Yosemite

Every once in a while the time gets out of whack on my MBP 2014 running Yosemite. Just right now I noticed it was roughly half an hour slower. I fixed it by going to the Settings->Time Zone, unlocked ...
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Wipe hard-drive split over several days?

My problem is that wiping the drive takes 1.5 days, and I absolutely need to have my computer off during the night. My fan is too noisy, my room is very small, and I sleep next to the computer. Is it ...
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How can I fix orcad 10.3 capture cis late start issue?

I design my schematic and PCB with orcad 10.3 but I have a problem . I updated Windows from Windows 7 to Windows 10. When I try open cadence it takes a lot of time. I mean it opens too late. Also when ...
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Windows 7: System clock 2 hours behind on every boot

Windows 7: My time is always two hours behind the actual time. I've changed the time, but, whenever I restart it, goes back to the incorrect time, 2 hours behind the actual time. I'm on (UTC+02:00) ...
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Is there a way to enter negative time into cell in Excel?

I am trying to enter a negative time value into a cell and receive the error "The formula you typed contains an error." I have tried changing to the 1904 date system but receive the same error. The ...
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How do I change time format in Windows 10 Windows Update scheduler?

My Date & time format are set correctly as far as I can surmise, I live in Finland, but prefer English as my OS language, yet, parts of Windows 10 UI seem to follow the 10PM/AM style instead of ...
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How to disable time synchronization in Linux Mint

My system: Linux Mint 17.2 MATE 32-bit My settings: Menu -> Administration -> Time and Date -> Configuration = Manual (that means do not connect to internet time servers) I do NOT have ntp ...
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Time Synchronisation on Guest Domain Controller

We have a Domain Controller hosted within Hyper-V on a Server 2008 OS. Recently, we noticed that the time on our local machines was out by a few minutes at this site. After some investigation, I ...
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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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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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Excel lookup table based on time

I need to set up a way that I can tell which shift certain things happen in. I have a table that has all the times, but I would like to attach each time to a shift (i.e. if this happens between 14:00 ...
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Is there any way to properly display negative time spans in Excel?

Is there any way to make Excel show a negative time span? If I subtract two time values (say, when subtracting the actual amount of time spent on something from the amount of time planned for it) and ...
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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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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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Windows 10 force user logoff

Is there a program in Windows 10 or other Windows that can manage the user's logon hours (force logoff after specific time)? I know that Windows 10 and below has it built in, but the problem is that I ...
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ntpdate gets date from future

I have a custom built board with A20 core and it doesn't have a battery. Every time I boot the device I have to sync time with the server. So, I wrote a script on boot up as: until ping -nq -c3 ...
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Block unwanted change in system time on windows

I don't want users to be able to change the system time. For this, I have set the Group Policy "Change the system time" to include only my Administrator account. I want to know the validity of this ...
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Error when trying to synchronize Windows 7 time

I believe I had a power outage last night and when I started up my Windows 7 machine the time was all messed up (as far as I know this is not the year 13324). This usually happens with the system ...
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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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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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Using Open Office to list time elapsed in months

I'm new to open office and using the spread sheet for a database of cattle on my farm. I need it (amongst other things!) to be able to calculate the age of the cattle in months. So, in column B I ...
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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 ...