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Windows 2012 r2 on VMware 5.5

Posted on 2014-04-01
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Hi,
I have installed ESXi 5.5 on poweredge 2950.
After installed windows 2012 r2 standard and datacenter on it as guests, I found that the time is off by 4 hours. I wanted to set it to US Canada EST time. If I manually set it, it gods back after reboot.
Systems CMOS battery is showing ok and bios has correct date and time.
What to do?

Thanks.
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by:pgm554
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Those vms have a virtual bios for each machine.

Go into the vm settings and have it boot to the vm's bios and configure the time there.
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by:Dhattks
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Thanks, I did that (force the VMware into bios on next boot up) and changed the time from there.
Soon after I sere the correct time on the logo and once I logged in, it changed back to 4 hours after.
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by:Dhattks
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Thank you sir!
This is it.
I see the incorrect time here.
Thanks again and I will try this and update here if this work (which I think will).
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by:Dhattks
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Thanks for the help. It worked.
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