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Time change on my desktop

I am trying to update the time on my computer. I logged in as Administrator and made the changes but when one of the user logged in the time change that we applied wouldn't stick. The OS I am using is XP. How can I fix this problem?
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Not sure wht time zone you are in, but the Pacific time zone about a year ago got two Windows settings. If you look in the date and time properties, you hould see
GMT -08:00 Pacific Time( US & Canada)
and
GMT -08:00 Tijuana, Baja California

In any case, you might not be in either of these time zones, but the time zone for XP computer is off by one time zone. Check to make sure that is set to the same time zone as the rest.


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I am in the central time zone, so you are saying that I should set it for a different time zone that is an hour ahead?
no, just make sure that it is set to the correct time zone for where you live.

The windows time service is pulling the time down an setting it correctly for the time zone you have set.

It should be easy to figure out, just compare it with your other workstations running Windows XP.
I did this and it's not working.
you can also make sure that it has the latest Windows updates as there was a patch specificaly aimed at fixing a daylight saving time problem:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928388
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