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I have a Win2k Pro workstation that frequently and arbitrarily changes the system time.  It is not on a domain, and is not setup to synchronize with any time server.  

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Why not choose a system that has a time that you would like to sych with?
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If it's an older system, you may want to change the motherboards battery.  Slow time and flaky time are a couple indications of weak MB battery.  Even if it's a year or two old - you might have gotten a bad battery.  They should be really cheap to replace anyways.
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I am still not sure why the time kept changing.  The system is only a year old, but sync'ing with a time server has solved the problem.  I waited a couple of weeks to make sure it was resolved.

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