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System time changing arbitrarily, mostly to future dates

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By ravisunny2
Nov 9, 2012
  1. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Please do the following:
    • Download Aaron Stebner's .NET Framework Cleanup tool from here and save it to your desktop
    • Extract the zip file and run the tool
    • When prompted if you wish to run the tool answer YES
    • Click the drop down menu next to Product to cleanup: and only select .NET Framework 1.1
    • Click the Cleanup Now button
    • Reboot your computer once it finishes
    • Visit Windows Update again, you should now be offered .NET Framework 1.1, install it and reboot when prompted
    • Keep visiting Windows Update, installing the updates and rebooting until no more updates are offered
    Please let me know how it goes.
     
  2. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 2,057   +8

    Hi DMJ,

    The link doesn’t seem to be working.

    I am getting the following message

    “Sorry, there was a problem with your last request!
    Either the site is offline or an unhandled error occurred. We apologize and have logged the error. Please try your request again or if you know who your site administrator is let them know too.”

    BTW, I have used the NetFrame cleanup_tool from Microsoft downloaded from this link:

    http://cid-27e6a35d1a492af7.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Blog_Tools/dotnetfx_cleanup_tool.zip

    That did not help.
     
  3. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Download it from my link below and try it.
     

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  4. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 2,057   +8

    Thank you, DMJ.

    The original link worked. I just needed to login to the msdn blog.

    The cleaner worked great, and I have been able to use MS update to install NetFrame 1.1 and all updates.
     
  5. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Excellent!

    Any more issues?

    We need to know any other issues that are plaguing your computer. Kindly give a summary so we know how to continue from here.

    Many of the things to note for us would be:

    • Slow computer
    • Error messages
    • Fake antivirus alerts or the icon in the system tray
    • svchost.exe running at 100%
    • System crashes or blue screen of death
     
  6. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 2,057   +8

    I have none of the problems that you have listed above.

    The system time was the only problem (till the Netframe problem cropped up).

    The system time is now falling back by a few hours, as opposed to jumping decades.

    I still haven't run the Windows Repair that you had suggested.

    I was planning to use it as a last resort.

    I shall give it a try and report back if the system time problem is resolved.
     
  7. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Let me know what happens with that.
     
  8. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 2,057   +8

    Hi DMJ,

    I have run the Windows Repair (downloaded from the link provided by you.0

    I still have the problem of the system time changing. When I booted up today, I was behind by about 10 hours.
     
  9. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49



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