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 - 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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Can the Windows clock be configured to display a 24-hour-based time? [duplicate]

Is it possible to make the windows clock display its time in a 24-hour format instead of the default 12-hour format? There doesn't appear to be any way to do this via the UI, but I'm wondering if ...
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System Time is Wrong in Windows 7 after dual booting Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu, the time in my Windows 7 is wrong on start up. Even after updating the time in the Internet Time Settings manually, it still reverts back to the incorrect time after a while. ...
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Is there any software or hardware which lets you stop, slow down, speed up or even reverse time?

Obviously I'm talking about time in terms of the PC clock rather than real time. We were testing an application we've developed at work by setting the clock forward and back to simulate different ...
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How can I always display the remaining battery time on the Windows 7 taskbar?

I want to have the remaining time always visible, and not to have to click/hover to see it. Is it possible only with some gadget? If so, which one would you recommend?
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How to find out total running time of system and hard disk?

I have a sony laptop with windows 7. I bought it four years ago and i have used it with vista, ubuntu and leopard also. How to find out the total on time of the system since i bought it? Any way to ...
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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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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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Are CPU clock ticks strictly periodic?

Is the frequency of a CPU a mean value of about how many clock ticks there are in a second or does it have a more strong, physical stability? In my opinion, it must be not stable nor unstable. So ...
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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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Bash Run command for certain time?

I am making bash script for my use. How can i run a command for certain time, like 20 second and terminate command? I tried a lot of solutions but nothing works, I also tried timeout command with no ...
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Timezone conversion by command line

I know about http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html I can't figure out how to query http://www.google.com in a sane natural format like "5pm BST in PST". Or do I have to write such an ...
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In Windows 7, how to show day name in system tray clock?

Without installing third-party software, how do I display the day in the clock in the lower-right system tray clock in Windows 7. For example: "Tuesday" (in addition to normal time and date ...
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How is time measured in computer systems?

Something I have been puzzled about is this: how exactly does a computer regulate and tell time? For example: if I were to write a program that did this: Do 2+2 then wait 5 seconds How does the ...
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dual booted pc: windows 7 clock becomes wrong after booting linux

I have dual booted pc, i always do that, this time though, i have installed crunchbang, after booting linux, windows 7 clock becomes wrong, it goes back 3 hours. i tried to fix it and it stays fixed ...
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Synchronize Internet Time in a Windows script?

Is there a way I can synchronize the system clock with an Internet Time server (i.e: time.nist.gov) via command-line? Preferably, this should be something executable via BAT or PowerShell script. ...
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System clock runs behind

The system clock of my PC (not a laptop) runs behind. What could be the cause?
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Why does the clock in the notification area freeze?

I have noticed a bug in the Windows Vista taskbar clock (not the gadget one, the regular good old taskbar time). Sometimes, not that often, the clock display freezes and sticks to e.g. "7.41". And ...
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Stop Ubuntu From Automatically Updating the Time

I just need to set the date temporarily. I run this date 051918002010.00 and it sticks for just 5 seconds or so. Then it syncs with the time server. I have tried: ps aux | grep ntp but there is ...
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Syncing your clock from command line

I manage a bunch of kiosk style PCs and I have noticed that my test machines have their time drifting a bit. I'm curious, does anyone know of an freeware time syncing application that can easily be ...
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How to force 'shutdown' at predefined time, in administrator account?

I want to force a Windows7 Professional home pc, single administrator account, to shut down every day at a predefined time (e.g., 10pm). I want to make it cumbersome for the user to interfere with the ...
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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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Firefox add-on that tracks webpage load time including DNS retrieve time?

I used to have this add-on but now I forgot what it's called. Basically it can track any website's load time, DNS seeking time, time from host to javascript execution and HTML rendering, things like ...