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desktop time and year problem


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#1 eagel

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Posted 19 December 2010 - 05:46 PM

I installed windows vista home pre but my time keeps on changing to 1601 or different years and am or pm. Changed battery(comos). Its new mother board Msi and new HD. I had some thing in pc thats why changed these things but after installing windows over and over still same problem also coudn't install any anti virus program.formated hd many time. Bios time is right and did changed the time in bios after changing the battery. problem still there. Thankful for respons in advance.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 19 December 2010 - 06:33 PM

Did you put a new CMOS battery in? "Changed" means you put another one in, not necessarily a new one.

After installing the battery...you must go into the BIOS/Setup...set the correct date/time...and save the changes made.

I've found that...if the dates are changed (erroneously) on new files installed, it can (among other things) prevent Windows from booting. Files get their dates from the system/CMOS clock.

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