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Time loses (Normal mode) in every 10 min

By javed_far ·
i am facing a problem in win98 system. The m/c is IBM pc 300PL(PII). Problem is the time loses in every 5-10 min under Normal mode of win98 .it keeps on changing back and forward by 1 or 2 hour after setting current time. It works fine in Safe mode & Dos mode.For resolving it, i have replaced the CMOS battery as well as motherboard successively but the problem is still existing. Also, i have updated bios and disabled APM in bios but no luck. so i think there is some s/w problem which i am unable to isolate. so please can u help me out in solving this problem by sending appropriate solutions.i will highly appreciate for that.

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by johnm In reply to Time loses (Normal mode) ...

If this started recently it may be associated with changes in Daylight Savings Time, which Win98 may control automatically but DOS does not. In your Settings/Control Panel/Date-Time, click the Time Zone tab and see if the Time Zone is set correctly. If your area doesn't use Daylight Savings uncheck the box for automatic adjustment on that tab.

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by kwflick In reply to Time loses (Normal mode) ...

Scan for a virus. Here where I work every once in a while someone gets hit with the funlove virus and time loss is a symptom of that particular virus. To clean the machine we use a virus scan called F-PROT. It can be found on CNET downloads. Thecool thing about the scanner is that it and the dats will fit on a bootable floppy. The scanner runs in DOS and cleans the machine very fast. Just download the files to a known virus free machine and go from there.

Hope this helps.

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by rthoma10 In reply to Time loses (Normal mode) ...

my first solution would be to change the cmos battery however you have done that so the next thing is to check the real time clock in bios make sure that your agp divider is set so that your real time clock keeps good time. really its that easy..

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by javed_far In reply to Time loses (Normal mode) ...

Hi,

My problem has been resolved just few days back.i got the solution from one of the IBM engrs.Its quite different than the proposed solutions what our techmembers have suggested.Basically, the cause of the problem was Norton Antivirus and theremedy is a DLL file which needs to be copied in the norton antivirus installed directory and restart the system. If you want that DLL file
please let me know,i can mail it to you.I really appreciate your co-operation for solving my issue.

Thanx

Javed

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