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Windows Vista questions - time and SP1

By jose.schmoe ·
I have 2 machines running Vista. One has the wrong date and the other has the wrong time. I went into command line (like back in the good ol' DOS days) and tried to change it but Vista told me I wasn't authorized to do this. So how do I change?

Also, I understand that MS has released its Official version of Vista SP1. How.when.where do you get it? Is it true that SP1 is now GA to the public? I did poke around the MS website today and found no ref. to SP1. I'd really like to get my hands on SP1 this may resolve another Vista related issue.

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Don't know about SP 1 but...

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Windows Vista questions - ...

have you checked the system time in the BIOS?

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If you really must

by tintoman In reply to Windows Vista questions - ...

use command line to do this you will have to type cmd in the vista search bar, then when the command prompt icon appears in the search list you can right click and select "run as" then select administrator.
Then you will be able to change the date and time.
Isn't it far easier just to click the clock icon in the taskbar and select change the date and time?

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As suggested check the BIOS

by Jacky Howe In reply to Windows Vista questions - ...

To run an elevated command prompt.

Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Accessories.
Right-click Command Prompt, click Run as administrator.

SP1 has not been released to the Pubiic.
On February 4, 2008 Windows Vista Service Pack 1 was released to manufacturing. TechNet Plus subscribers can now access Windows Vista SP1 as a standalone update or integrated with Windows Vista SP1.

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Best route to Vista SP1 ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Windows Vista questions - ...

One of my PC mags plopped through the letterbox yesterday and in the bag was a card to send off for an SP1 inclusion with my next mag.

Despite Microsoft's claims to "never again supply update software as a magazine disc" they then capitulated back in 2004, supplying XP SP2 for mounting on PC magazines.

Watch out for Vista SP1 at a Newsstand near you soon.

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