PC clock gaining

  Charlitax 08:30 01 Apr 2005

Can anyone tell me why my PC clock gains time. I am running XP pro. The CPU is an AMD athlon 3000xp

  PsiFox 10:26 01 Apr 2005

Internal pc clocks are not that accurate. With XP however you can set it to link to an internet time server

Double Left Click on your Windows Time
Click on the Internet Time Tab
Click on the small box to the left of "Automatically synchronize with an Internet time server" to put a check mark there.
Select one of the time servers in the server box then click on "Update Now" and wait until you see the message that the time has been successfully synchronized with the server.
Click on Ok at the bottom of the box


  Charlitax 12:30 01 Apr 2005

Thanks for that and that is already done. I am familier with the internals of a PC and am really looking for a more permanent solution to the problem

  Blazon82 13:57 01 Apr 2005

Try DS Clock from click here
It is a free program, and the display which you can customise how you want, is better that the small clock on the bottom toolbar.
You can also have chimes with it if you wish.
It also has a much larger list of time servers to connect to.
My clock keeps perfect time.

  DieSse 15:06 01 Apr 2005

An on-line time adjuster is really the only solution. The clock is kept by the battery and motherboard when the system is switched off - and by the Windows software itself when the system is switched on.

You can see the problem here in finding another solution.

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