Fix for Dell/Windows XP systems that are losing time!

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Fix for Dell computers that lose time when running Windows XP!

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This question was answered on June 28, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If your Windows XP based Dell computer is losing time while the computer is turned on, you can try the following commands to fix it:

1 Click on Start, Run, CMD which will open a command line window

2 Type 'Net stop w32time' then press Enter

3 Type 'w32tm /unregister' then press Enter

4 Type 'w32tm /unregister' then press Enter

5 Type 'w32tm /register' then press Enter

6 Type 'Net start w32time' then press Enter

7 Close the command line window

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on June 28, 2002