PC start up to an older date

  Mh1 22:54 10 Apr 2017
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I booted my PC up earlier today and I noticed that I was missing a few icons and PC settings so I restarted my PC and it happened again however I was missing basically everything on my pc as if it booted from a year ago. I'v tried to do a system restore but I keep getting an error where I cannot even activate system restore. I have no idea what to do or know what is going on? Do I have a virus or is my PC just screwed, any help would be greatly appreciated thanks!

  Govan1x 08:00 11 Apr 2017

Looks like you need to renew the CMOSS battery. It is usually easy to do on a desktop but not sure about laptops.

  Govan1x 08:03 11 Apr 2017

Oops ignore that, How old is your computer. My advice was for a computer that keeps changing time and date. So if the date and time on yours is correct ignore my first post.

  Govan1x 08:07 11 Apr 2017

System restore will usually work in safe mode.

You could try running CMD as administrator and type in sfc /scannow to see if it finds and fixes any problems.

Maybe give Malwarebytes a run to see if it finds any problems.

  Burn-it 16:15 11 Apr 2017

Actually, checking that the date and time is correct is the first thing to do and often not noticed.

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