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Old 01-23-2008, 05:36 PM   #1
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Vista is crap, we all know this but I was wondering if anybody else that has Vista has this same problem as me.

On my work computer, every few weeks the clock falls 2 hours behind. Anybody else have this issue??? And what the heck is causing it????
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Welcome to Vista.
As far as I know, the only fix is to modify the registry so that the time updates hourly. First you need to select a time sync server that allows you to thou.

Let us know if you can't find the needed registry changes.
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thats interisting... never heard of that one yet. let us know what you had to do to fix it when you get a chance to. i'd like to know.
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Vista is not crap. Good lord. It needs some fixes, but that doesn't make it crap.

I've never heard of that problem, its probably not the fault of the operating system since the time and date are kept in the BIOS.

I've been running it since I got this laptop in February, right after Vista was released. I've only had ONE major problem with it, and that was from a program conflict. I've fixed it since, and have no problems at all.
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I've heard rumors that it affect mostly people who've upgraded. Another one is its caused by Nortons... or some other flavor of the day vendor.

I've never seen it myself but then my experience with Vista is limited. To me its like listening to juicy gossip "Did you hear that so-n-so did xxxx What trash!" LOL
Honestly the few machines with Vista on it that I've dealt with worked fine once the hardware was fixed, but they were all nearly brand new HP'* too. (I do not work for HP - LOL)
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How odd, I've never experienced that issue...
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Welcome to Vista.
As far as I know, the only fix is to modify the registry so that the time updates hourly. First you need to select a time sync server that allows you to thou.

Let us know if you can't find the needed registry changes.
Here'* the time sync I've been using for years. I'm running XP,I'm not sure it will work on vista but it'* worth a shot

http://www.thinkman.com/dimension4/index.htm
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a few fixes? they managed to make it a bigger resource and storage hog than XP, with worse performance, and hardware/software support, along with the useless interfaces and warnings. with no real new features that i don't have in XP...

and yes, i have used both
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Vista is not crap. Good lord. It needs some fixes, but that doesn't make it crap.
No one'* said it was...or did I miss an edit?
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Its the first three words in the thread
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