setting up time on new machine problem

  SparkyJack 11:28 20 Feb 2014
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Setting up Win 8.1 computer

when setting up time to UK (London) time,the displayed time came up five hours fast.

real time UK five pm- computer ten pm etc.

It is also called UTC time. How does one get good old GMT?

  Woolwell 11:52 20 Feb 2014

UTC is the modern name for GMT.

  Woolwell 11:53 20 Feb 2014

Set the clock to the correct time.

  john bunyan 16:25 20 Feb 2014

See Here:

Microsoft

  SparkyJack 17:49 20 Feb 2014

Thank you both

UTC =GMT got it

as stated setting to London time gives a time many hours fast attempting to wind back it no like reverts to the original time

  bumpkin 18:29 20 Feb 2014

Pick any time zone that gives the time that you require, it does not matter what it is called.

  bumpkin 18:37 20 Feb 2014

Canada for example.

  Woolwell 19:46 20 Feb 2014

Have you got the right country settings?

  Woolwell 19:49 20 Feb 2014

Is the clock set to sync with internet time? If your router time is out then this could cause your problem.

  Woolwell 19:51 20 Feb 2014

The bit about router is incorrect but you may not have set it to sync with internet time.

  northumbria61 13:37 21 Feb 2014

Does this help? enter link description here

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