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The time is alway 2 hours behind

by Magic-wand / September 26, 2017 9:14 PM PDT

I don't know why the computer time is always 2 hours behind the real time when the system is turned on.

The system is Windows 10 Home(upgrade from Windows 7 Home Premium retail version) and the time is not synchronized with internet time.

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Time
by Bob__B / September 26, 2017 9:51 PM PDT

Does the bios show the correct time?
Is the time zone set correct?
Why is it not sync with the internet?

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The BIOS has no problem
by Magic-wand / September 27, 2017 10:13 PM PDT
In reply to: Time

The time zone is set correctly, even if not, it doesn't make any difference since the system time is not synchronized with internet time.

I used to adjust the time of my watch, clock, cellphone...etc a little bit faster than they are. Therefore, I do not want to set the window time synchronizing with internet.

I need to make the correction every time when the computer is turned on. I just didn't know why. It is mysterious.

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Re: BIOS
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 28, 2017 12:35 AM PDT

- You didn't answer the first question.
- What happens if you set the time zone in Windows 2 zones eastward? It's 2 hours later there?

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time zone issue
by sharonj15jones / October 4, 2017 3:25 AM PDT

Try checking your time zone, this is the most common solution for this problem.

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The BIOS's time is correct but probably altered by the OS...
by Magic-wand / October 10, 2017 5:58 PM PDT
In reply to: time zone issue

The time zone is set to EST, the same as my other computer(Windows 10 pro retail version), but the latter doesn't have this issue.

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