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My computer Clock is behind

A private connection to www.google.co.in can't be established because your computer's date and time (Friday, January 1, 2010 at 12:04:46 AM) are incorrect. How can I correct the clock permanently.
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In the context of machine learning are there any specific specs one can evaluate to determine if one video card is more appropriate than another?

There are many different specifications provided when comparing GPUs. For instance, some of the many specifications include items like: Single precision floating point “theoretical” computation. ...
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Why is my computer clock not refreshing?

Since about 2 weeks my computers clock does not update on boot anymore for some reason. It does not fall back to a certain date and the CMOS Battery is at 3.288V (checked both with Open Hardware ...
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What is the purpose of being able to set a time at a unrealistic point of time? [closed]

When fiddling around with the time settings on Windows, I noticed that you can set the date at an unrealistic point in history. Why is this possible and what's its purpose? Did Microsoft and other ...
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How do computers, and computer-like devices such as phones, keep track of time? [closed]

I always wonder how timekeeping works on any electronic device; the basis on which it increments time units, such as every second or micro second. Somewhere I read it works with a battery; but how?
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How can I stop Linux from changing Windows's clock?

I have a computer (HP-e010nr) that dual-boots Linux Mint 18.3 (Cinnamon, 64-bit) and Windows 8.1 (64-bit). Both are installed via BIOS compatibility mode (the Windows installer refused to use UEFI). ...
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Relationship between hardware clock and system clock on shutdown [closed]

I am using Centos 7 with kernel 3.10 and have hwclock and chrony installed and running. It is written that system clock is set from hardware clock on boot time. (here http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Clock-2....
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How to add the date in the taskbar clock without having to resize it?

I don't have much icons so I'd like to keep the taskbar minimal to save more screen space. However I'd like to have the date visible. How can I do that in Windows 7? For example, 15:31 should be 15:...
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How to show the time of multiple time zones in Windows 10 start menu

This article describes how to get the clocks of multiple time zones in the Windows 10 start menu, as follows: Open the Alarms & Clock app. Click on World Clock. On the bottom-right, ...
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Office 365 changing my system clock

I recently reinstalled Windows 10. After downloading Office 365 from my organization's Office 365 account, I noticed that the timestamp on my emails in Office Outlook were all wrong. At this point, my ...
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reference time for hardware timestamping

In case of hardaware timestamping in NIC, is there any way to know the reference time used for the timestamping. These timestamps, do they represent time from any particular clock device, network ...
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How do I make a custom lock screen?

I would like to display the time as an analog clock on my lock screen, and I would like to show my battery percentage as a large loading bar stretching across my screen. Can I design a custom lock ...
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system clock not consistent in a dual boot system

I am running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty version in a dual boot configuration. The problem I am facing is this: - The system clock shown in the two OS remains different (separated by 5 hours and ...
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Windows 10: Issue With Clock While Using Custom Font

I am having trouble with the digital clock in the taskbar on Windows 10 when using a custom font. The colon appears as a square (invalid character). I've tried Clear Sans and FreeSans; regular, light, ...
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ASUS software atkexComSvc.exe keeps the clock at 100%

I bought an ASUS motherboard 970 Gaming Pro Aura, all runs ok except that a service from its software (atkexComSvc.exe) keeps the clock at 100% and uses about 17% to 25% of the processor resources. I ...
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Windows 10 Clock Occasionally Displays +5 hours Upon Startup

I've been having this strange issue with my system clock. Sometimes when I start up Windows 10, my clock displays a time that is 5 hours ahead of the current time. So if it's noon where I live (...
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Laptop low cpu clock speed / multiplier

Couple of days ago i have noticed drops in the performance of my laptop. I couldnt stream a movie or surf web on more than one web pages without lag even though i have 8gb ram and ssd installed on my ...
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How does an alarm clock application work? [closed]

My phone is dead and I don't have an alarm clock. Here was my solution (in Bash) to ensure I will wake up tomorrow morning while [ 1 ]; do TIME=$(date +'%H'):$(date +'%M') echo $TIME if [ $TIME ...
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How does computers sync the data and time while have no electricity?

How computers sync the data and time, While computer has isn't connected to any charge/electricity source? For example I set date and time on Windows and then I Shutted-down whole system, Pluged-out ...
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What is the difference between processor time and clock time?

I encountered the following section in my operating systems textbook: At any given point in time, while the program is executing, this process can be uniquely characterized by a number of ...
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Is there a way of getting correct CLOCK_TAI on Linux?

My Linux machine supports CLOCK_TAI, but its offset from CLOCK_REALTIME is incorrectly zero (this is the default). Is there software or other solution that will maintain CLOCK_TAI as TAI? From ...
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How accurate is the file creation time on an image taken by my cell phone? [closed]

If I have the creation time for a JPD created by a cell phone camera, how close can I assume it is to the time that the image was actually taken? I would like to use the file creation time to ...
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Communication between CPU and Northbridge at different clock speeds?

I am interested in learning about how CPU's transfer data to peripherals, and came across the wikipedia article on FSB. While its probably a bit outdated compared to modern systems, my question still ...
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How to add more than 2 additional timezone clocks in Windows 10? [duplicate]

Currently I have an ability to add only 2 additional time zones How to add more?
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Determining default qualification thresholds for ntpstat

I have been looking into the ntpstat command, more specifically how it determines whether or not the clock is synchronized. From the man page, I see the following excerpt: ntpstat returns 0 if clock ...
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Move Windows 10 clock back where it belongs

The Anniversary Update put the Action Center to the rightmost place that previously belonged to the clock. I want to swap them back. How can I do that? (I know that I can disable the Action Center ...
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PC clock keeps getting reset by something external

Problem with PC clock: keeps resetting itself to a date and time 17 days 14 hours 46 minutes ago. If I manually correct the clock, it stays correct for anything between a few seconds and 3 minutes and ...
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ASUS notebook clock changing date on its own

I have an ASUS K501U running Windows 10. From the get-go, it had issues with the clock. It would change the date on its own, regardless of using automatic time setting or not, or the time zone. As far ...
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W10 computer office 3 min ahead of time, other PCs are ok

How can I solve that I am the only W10 computer in the room that shows a 3-4 min delay (vs http://www.time.gov/, mobiles and the rest of PCs). It is not a configuration problem, even when I ...
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Getting Clock/Time information from PC to an STM32F4

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an STM32F4) to a PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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Is there any way to get correct system time without NTP?

I'm developing industrial embedded device on the ARMv7, 3.10 kernel. First, before taking up the main subject, let me talk about hardware time. Amlogic meson8b is core unit, so i used "aml-rtc" as ...
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Can I put a clock on both taskbars

I'm a gamer. I have 2 monitors. The clock's always on the game window, so I never know what time it is. Is there a way to put the clock on the task bar of the other screen too? I'm running windows 10 ...
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Automatic daylight savings adjustment: Where/How does Windows remember that it already did the time shift?

Does anyone know where Windows remembers the "actual state" of the daylight savings adjustment? My problem is related to kiosk systems where the entire harddisk is 'write-protected'. (I am talking ...
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New Toshiba laptop used without the battery installed needs date and time set on every boot

I have a new Toshiba laptop, and I use this machine with the battery out.Every time I start my laptop, I have to set manually time and date.Is there a setting in bios that would solve my problem?I ...
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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 speeds,...
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Why do we need a CPU clock [closed]

I'm very confused regarding the working of a cpu clock.The following questions arise in my mind-What is the need of a clock in a cpu ? What does synchronization mean in context of working of a cpu ? ...
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What else can cause PC clock delay, if CMOS battery and RTC module seems OK?

I have a Acer Veriton N260G Series PC nettop with motherbord labelled as All In One Motherboard GN40S01-1.0-KSH GN40S01 or All In One Motherboard MB.VA309.002. Computer's clocks is getting very late ...
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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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Windows 10 time falling an hour behind when dual booting

I've checked and my BIOS clock stays correct so it can't be the CMOS battery. Also when I boot Windows 10 and the clock is an hour behind if I got and sync the clock with the time server it shows ...
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Does a CPU clock frequency vary on-demand?

On my machine (not a personal computer), I have 4 cores (2.4GHz) and I currently don't have any important process running. Right now, are all of my 4 cores running/vibrating at 2.4GHz or are some of ...
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Auto Sync Linux clock

How to implement the automatic synchronization of clock (date and time) in Linux? What is the best mechanism? Googling, I've found this: http://www.howtogeek.com/tips/how-to-sync-your-linux-server-...
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How to show weekday in Windows 10 clock in taskbar?

In all windowses before 10 I could just pull the taskbar up and I could see which day it is: But when doing that in Windows 10 it doesn't work: How can I get my weekday back without having to hover ...
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How is the CPU initialized by clock ticks?

When the computer's power is first turned on, the CPU initializes itself, which is triggered by a series of clock ticks generated by the system clock. source: http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/...
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KDE 4.14.2 - American holidays in Digital Clock no matter what

I'm experiencing an issue where no matter what I setup in Digital Clock's configuration, clicking on the clock shows a calendar with American holidays. From what I understand this is identical to ...
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How do I show additional clocks in the new Windows 10 clock?

With the old clocks we can view at most two additional clocks. However the new clock interface in Windows 10 only displays the current system clock. To view the time in other places I must click on ...
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Why do PCs still require a CMOS battery?

Why do PCs still require a CMOS battery, given that they're already plugged in? We are providing lots of power to the PC by plugging it into AC mains electricity, so why does it still require a CMOS ...
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CPU Time and Clocks

I've been given this question: Assume that on some computer the overhead of trapping to the kernel for clock ticks is about 2 microsecond, with the handler requiring another 9 microseconds. Clock ...
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BIOS clock sets itself forward by 8 hours when the computer is rebooted

Some quirky things just started happening recently. I built a new computer about 6 months ago. The motherboard is a Asus x99 deluxe. Here is a basic rundown of components: It had been operating fine ...
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How do I make ntpd more aggressive in its correction?

Is there any way to make ntpd more aggressive? I have a computer without a hardware clock in it. If it looses Internet for long periods of time, the time offsets until it slowly gets back to normal ...