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Timezone randomly changing

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Timezone randomly changing


    Ok so my timezone is originally UTC +8:00 but for some reason it gets changed to UTC +4:00. I noticed that this happens after closing Metal Gear Solid 5. Anyone knows why this is happening after playing that?

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  2. #2


    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    Something is messing with the Bios clock.
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  3. #3


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    Something is messing with the Bios clock.
    Got an idea on what that is?
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  4. #4


    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    Timezone randomly changing


    Back up software, If you Dual boot or use a Linux Portable USB stick, it can cause thr time to be off.

    All three of my machines get their clocks screwed up, when I boot up with my USB stick that has Clonezilla on it.

    Try this. Configure the system to force-update the time on boot.

    To do a force-update you need to run the following as administrator (or system):

    SC START w32time task_started
    So to force update on boot, you need to run that command as administrator. You can do that using Task Scheduler. To do this run the following as administrator:

    schtasks /CREATE /TN "Set Time On Start" /SC ONSTART /RU SYSTEM /TR "SC START w32time task_started"
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