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    Even when I format my pc still I cannot set the time, is it any problem with the XP cd I use?

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    A bit more information would be useful to be honest. Are you running this XP machine as a stand alone or on a domain? Are you trying to set the time manually, trying to sync with your DC or are you trying to sync with a time server over the net?

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    Try and set the date and time in the BIOS / CMOS ( Normally pressing F2 or DELETE ( not backspace ) whilst the computer is powering on. If it keeps forgetting the date / time then may need / require a new cmos battery

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    Quote Originally Posted by rtyhgn85 View Post
    Even when I format my pc still I cannot set the time, is it any problem with the XP cd I use?
    What happens when you set the time? Does it not keep it?

    If the computer is not keeping the time, the battery on the motherboard could be dead.

    Please can a MOD rename this thread?

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    I would have expected a message at POST regarding a CMOS battery issue, but the intial post was fairly sketchy on details



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