What should I do if my system time is not correct?
Solution 1. Double click on date at the taskbar. A dialog Date and Time Properties will appear. Click Time Zone. Select your GMT time zone where you are. For example, suppose you live at Seoul, select your time zone GMT+09:00. Then, you click Apply. Time zone will be updates correctly with your local time.
Solution 2. You can make stable your system clock from BIOS. Please follow these steps:
Restart your PC and press Delete and go to BIOS menu.
Go to CMOS Features and select time by pressing down arrow.
Press right arrow to put value to change to current local time.
Press F10 to save.
Select Y for yes and press Enter to exit. I hope your system time will be stable now.
Solution 3. Now please try to change time from Command Prompt. Follow these steps:
Go to Start > Run, type cmd and press OK.
Write time and press Enter.
Put values to change to your current local time and press enter. I hope your system time will be stable now.
Solution 4. If previous three solutions have not worked, then try this one. What you have to do is to make a system registry to fix your motherboard clock at GMT permanently. Go through following:
Restart your PC.
Go to Run, write regedit. Select OK.
You will see Registry Editor comes up. Go to:
Open TimeZoneInformation folder. Take your mouse pointer to empty space and right click. Go New > DWORD Value. Name the folder as RealTimelsUniversal and assign value to 1.
Restart your PC again. I hope you would be able to restart your system now having stable GMT time.
Solution 5. Run a System Restore from safe mode. Please follow these steps:
Reboot your PC and go to safe mode.
A message box comes, click NO.
Another box will come, click next.
You can see a few bold date in calendar. Those are your restore points.
Select a restore point when your system time was stable and correct.
Click next and let system restore process be run automatically.
Your PC will restart again. Please wait till desktop comes.
A dialog box of system will come on desktop. If it shows System Restore process is successful, I hope your system time will be stable from then.
Solution 6. (If you are running Windows on your PC) Try Repair process of your OS. Please follow these steps:
Reboot PC having your Windows bootable CD in CD-ROM and until entering to Windows set up menu.
When Windows set up menu appears, press Enter.
Agree Windows terms and conditions, press F8.
On the next screen, press Repair. Please keep patience till your Windows is fully repaired. Your PC will restart automatically and Windows will automatically repair. After repairing Windows fix your system time and restart PC again. I guess you can glad to see that your system time is stable now.
Solution 7. Check for anti-virus update. Make sure that you update your anti-virus regularly. If not, you update your anti-virus first. Then run full system scan. If any virus is found, resolve that. Restart your PC and synchronize your system time correctly.