XP asks for date/time to be entered at each start

  Halmer 23:28 22 Nov 2003
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up.

On my lad's PC.

Every time he boots up it tells him that he needs to enter the date and time even though I;ve updated it for him for GMT and current time/date.

Any ideas please?

  Pauper 23:44 22 Nov 2003

Sounds like the battery on the motherboard is flat, without its power the bios cannot retain the time etc.

  BBez 23:46 22 Nov 2003

as Pauper states, change the CMOS battery...

  Halmer 16:12 23 Nov 2003

for that

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