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Old 02-16-2003, 01:31 PM   #1
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Time keeps changing

I have a Soltek FRV/ XP 1800 with a 40gig HD partitioned into two 20's. I originally just had XP Pro on the system but I reformatted the second partition and installed Mandrake 9.0 for the first time.

When I boot into either OS the system time keeps changing.

I have checked the setting for both and the region is the same - Brisbane.

Right now i'm in XP and the time in the tray is correct - 5.30am. If I reboot into Linux, it will show 3.30. I think it was even the previous day.

Any clues?
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You probably have the clock set to UTC (GMT). Use Mandrake control center to change the the option. Don't remember where in the contol center to adjust time and date is located.
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With it happening on both OS's, I'd probably consider the BIOS battery (on mobo) as a potential source of the problem, and usually a quick & cheap fix to verify. Do you know if you're losing any other BIOS settings if you've changed them from default?

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