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    Pc Wont keep the right time???

    The clock in the windows taskbar keeps on speeding up, usually 30mins every 24hrs. Surely if the cmos battery was going it would slow down??? Also this happens while the pc is powered on, I thought the cmos clock was powered by the mains while the pc was on.

    So is it the battery or something else??

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    I had this problem and sorted it when I found an option in a littel program called xpy, which disables sevices and tweaks for xp. I unticked enable internet time checks or whatever it was and now it's not speeding up any more.

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    do you have a server?

    Could be synchronising with a server either home based or via the net.

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    If that program does not work it had to be the cmos battery

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nemeliza
    do you have a server?

    Could be synchronising with a server either home based or via the net.
    No I dont have a server so I think it must be the battery then. I'll try swapping it & see happens.

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