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Windows keeps setting the time one hour back

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Hello all!

I have a windows server 2003 running on a vmware esx 3.5i host. The problem is that windows keeps changing the time to something wrong: 1 hour back.
The hardware clock on the vmware-host is correct, and so is the time on vmware esxi. Also the "hardware-clock" on the virtual machine is correct. And in windows the time-zone is correct. Everytime I start the service "Windows time" it changes the time. So it must be syncing with something wrong?? If I leave the service stopped, there is no problem. But I want the server to be able to sync it's time.

What is going on here?
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Did you apply the Windows Time Zone Updates?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931836
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Have you selected "Automatically adjust clock for daylight savings changes"?

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by:Billetkontoret
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No that is not selected.

And I have applied all patches that ms update could find.
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I have had to reapply the the TZ patches on a couple of servers and on one had to run TZEdit to make it stick.

http://www.uic.edu/depts/accc/systems/daylight/windows.html
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This helped alot :)
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