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CJIS

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A while ago i looked at my clock on windows and it said 00:00 so I checked the date and it said 01 January 2000 so i ran a virus check and a spyware check with free online scanners and McAfee but neither found anything and the same thing has happened today. I really don't know why this is happening and would appreciate any help.

Edited by CJIS, 16 February 2006 - 01:58 AM.

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DeSade

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Sounds like the battery on the board is dying.
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But this only happens every so often and after setting it back it can work correct for about a month and sometimes even two and then just reset back to this date.
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Perhaps it's the Y2K bug ?

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Edited by Vaillant, 16 February 2006 - 06:21 AM.

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still likely a battery dying...if your PC is plugged in, it will usually retain the time data if the battery is dead.

Run a test

Set the time and date. Turn off PC. Unplug it overnight
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I had a similar thing happen with an old PC. It would intermittently lose it's BIOS settings, a change of battery seemed to cure it.
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Thanks everybody i will leave it unplugged overnight and see what happens if the problems continue i will replace the battery.
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