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Weird problem: Clock resetting itself


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Arokthis

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I keep the clocks in my bedroom set 10 minutes fast so I don't miss the bus. I also try to keep the one on my computer ahead, but it keeps resetting itself to the correct time. Any idea why? Any idea how to keep it from recurring?
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your computer is set by default to automatically synch it's time with an internet time server (time.microsoft probably)...so if you've got an "always on" type of connection...like cable or DSL..then your clock will see that it's off (based on the timezone) and fix itself
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If you wish to prevent the time synchonization, the option is available from the Control Panel "Date and Time" applet.
Once Date and Time opens, select the tab labeled Internet Time, and uncheck the box marked "Automatically synchronize with an Internet time server." After doing so your clock will stay set to the "wrong" time that you desire.
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Thanks.
With that problem solved, I now have another one that is much more annoying:

Whenever I spend a bunch of time on YouTube, my computer freezes up. I can't open any new IE windows, my Start Menu only shows the stuff above the Programs area (Stuff I have put there.), and the only way to deal with the problem is to restart by hitting contol-alt-delete and seelcting shut down.
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You should start a new thread about this problem. I suggest more details, any error codes, and full specs of your system.
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about every 2 weeks my clock resets for western time, i always have to reset it....why is it doing this?
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about every 2 weeks my clock resets for western time,i live in eastern timezone, i always have to reset it....why is it doing this?
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