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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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Does Google Chrome have some primary key in its cookies database?

I am writing some scanner for Google Chrome cookies, as stored in a SQLite database. It also has an option to delete cookies, however I didn't find any ID field. The most similar is creation_utc, I ...
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How to isolate why my system date is going crazy?

The date on my x86 machine is going crazy. When I boot, it's in 1980 (as expected since the CMOS battery is dead). So I NTP sync it with no problems. Some time later (within a few hours, and even ...
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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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Windows 7 Time Keeps Changing by 5 hours

I currently have Windows 7 set to use UTC in the hardware clock using this registry hack: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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Does Windows 8 support UTC as BIOS time?

Is there any way to use Windows 8 with time in UTC in BIOS? I know there is a way to do it in Windows 7 (in this question: Does Windows 7 support UTC as BIOS time?), but this solution makes my system ...
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Why are POSIX timezones relative to UTC opposite from most others (and what's intutively correct)? [closed]

In POSIX, UTC-2 means 2 hours after UTC, and UTC+2 means 2 hours before UTC. In other words, If it's currently 8am in UTC, it's 10am in time zone UTC-2, and 6am in time zone UTC+2. This thread ...
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Running Webapp on Mac in UTC (either changing MacBook timezone or tomcat timezone)

To run my web app, I need to set my timezone to UTC on my MacBook. I can do this temporarily by opening a Konsole and entering sudo ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/UTC /etc/localtime However, my ...
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Windows 7 wake from sleep and UTC?

I've been having problems with windows 7 waking from sleep after one minute or so on my laptop. I also have ArchLinux installed on this computer. A while back I tried a registry tweak to get windows ...
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How to change the date of Linux to UTC/GMT +1?

I need to change the date of my system. I'm running a Linux CentOS 5.6. # date +%Z UTC # date Thu Oct 6 11:42:45 UTC 2011 How do I change the hour to be UTC/GMT +1?
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Set Windows to use system clock as UTC

While dual-booting Windows and Linux, Linux sets the system time to UTC, so Windows thinks it's midnight near mid-morning. Is there any other way to tell Windows to use UTC? I've seen the registry ...
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Windows computer keeps updating to UTC time

I have a new Dell computer running Windows 7 x64 (and no other OS). I live in Mountain Time, as my computer is aware (it says Mountain Time in the Date and Time window, from right-clicking on the ...
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Does Windows 7 support UTC as BIOS time?

Since I live in Germany, my timezone is GMT+1 (or GMT+2 in the summertime period). Previous Windows versions were not able to have the hardware clock set to UTC, and the Windows time to the local ...
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Windows XP clock set incorrectly after resume from sleep

I dual boot Linux and Windows XP on my laptop. I added the following registry key in XP to support Universal Time from the BIOS: ...
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How do email servers handle timestamps?

I'm using Thunderbird as my email client to check a Gmail account. I get a lot of emails from family who are located in different time zones. Now, my emails don't arrive out of order, but the ...