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Slow Clock

How can I correct my desktop clock which is losing about 5 minutes an hour? It has been doing this since I noticed that it is no longer 'framed' in it's location, instead now it shares the same perimeter as the "task scheduler", "volume",
and the other small icons in the bottom right hand corner of my screen
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Brainjots
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BrainjotsAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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MasseyMCommented:
It is not dependant on windows... IT is your system clock mounted on your motherboard... Maybe your battery is low... The clock has nothing to do with windows other than displaying it.
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MrfixitCommented:
What time does your Bios have? Is the bios keeping time correctly? Could be a battery and believe it or not it can cause your drive to crash if the battery fails. On newer machines it shouldn't really be a problem.

check bios
check time at dos.
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BrainjotsAuthor Commented:
Thanks MasseyM, but is there any reason for the 'frame' on the left to have disappeared? Thanks again,
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BrainjotsAuthor Commented:
Thanks Mrfixit. I just got a new motherboard installed by Micron. I hope that that isn't the problem. You guys are great! Thanks again.
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jkpcsCommented:
The frame has nothing to do with this.  It is almost certainly the CMOS battery, even if the MB is new, check it anyway.  A lot of times the connection may be bad (just squeeze the two prongs around the battery together).  What is the time reading in BIOS?  If it is the same, then it has nothing at all to do with Windows, and it is a hardware problem.
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BrainjotsAuthor Commented:
Thanks JKPCS.
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MasseyMCommented:
Like I said in my initial comment, the battery is probably low...

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nebworthCommented:
Reason for motherboard replacement?  Any time relationship between the changes in the clock and the replacement of the motherboard?


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