This article shows you what the underlying causes may be and how you can fix them.
This is the most likely scenario, especially if your computer is a little older.
Atomic Clock Sync offers an easy way to configure how often your computer will check in with an atomic clock server to keep your local system clock adjusted for accuracy. We give Atomic Clock Sync away for free simply to encourage you to use and return to World Time for the current times around the world.
It is an executable file that does not require installation.
Just run it whenever you want to review and or reconfigure your Atomic Clock Sync settings in Windows or when you need to repair the Windows Time Service in Windows.
Windows has a built-in "service" that allows your computer to reference an atomic clock server, such as the atomic clock servers operated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States.
Your current computer time is compared with the current atomic time and an adjustment is made to keep your local computer up-to-date with the exact time now.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: You must have the correct time zone selected on your computer AND have the correct daylight saving time rules in place in your operating system in order to have the Internet Time synchronize process work properly.The CMOS battery sits on your computer’s motherboard and provides power to the Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) chip.This chip stores information about the system configuration, including the date and time.If you are using Windows Me, 98, 95 or NT 4, you can still download the old 188.8.131.52 release by clicking here.World Time keeps track of local daylight saving time rules all over the world.Moreover, a time that’s off by minutes or even hours can make you run late or miss appointments.