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Windows XP gaining time

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#1 oklapos


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Posted 07 September 2014 - 03:55 AM

I have a customer that has a point of sale system that is currently on XP. The clocks have continually gained time. They are set to correct time zone as well as sync internet time. I have see loss of time, but never gaining time.

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 05:56 AM

The explanation in the link below with a bit more info is a weakening CMOS battery....same as for computer losing time.

Assuming the computer is connected to the internet.

Why Does My Computer Clock Gain Time? | eHow

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