Date stuck on March 7, 2009 after DST.

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by amedatman, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. amedatman

    amedatman New Member

    Mar 9, 2009
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    I am unable to change the date & time since DST yesterday. It will not advance past a date after March 7, 2009. Everytime I click to change the date it thinks that I am changing the time.
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

    Jan 26, 2009
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    That's strange.

    Try hitting the Change Calendar settings, Click on the date tab, then make sure the short date is 3/9/2009, long date in Monday, March 09, 2009. Make sure the format is M/d/yyyy. make sure first day of the week is Sunday

    Click on the time tab and make sure the short time is (whatever your time is in this format: 2:48PM. Long date should look like this 2:48:57 PM.

    Under Time Formats, short time should read h:mtt:
    Long time should read h:mm:ss:tt
    AM symbol is AM
    PM symbol is PM

    Also, check under Regional Options to check the formats are the same.
  3. davehc

    davehc Microsoft MVP
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    May 1, 2008
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    I have never heard of a clock stopping, in a running computer. Were it the bios battery, the clock would still start to run, albeit at the wrong time, whenever you powered up.
    Have you had any third party programs installed which influence the Time/Date?
    I would follow Reghakr suggestion, but do it through the Control Panel. Date and Time . Start with "Change time Zone", which will automatically set your m/dd format to that of your country. (Mine is the otherway around!) The "Change date and time" - Change calendar settings" Finally "Set date and Time. Cross your fingers and see what gives.

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