Windows Vista is not keeping the correct time after using other hard drive

By starvista9
Jan 23, 2009
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  1. I have two hard drives. One hard drive has windows vista ultimate. The other has linux ubuntu.

    When I boot into Ubuntu everything is fine, time is always correct. But when I bootup into Windows Vista the time is always wrong.

    Example: lets say I boot into Ubuntu at 12:00am and use it till 9:00am. When I go to boot into Vista at 9:01am the windows time will be 12:01am, it is like time is freezing.

    Please help it is annoying having to change the time everytime I login to Windows.

    See pc specs below.
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    NZXT Apollo Case

    IntelĀ® Extreme Edition Quad Core Processor 965

    IntelĀ® Extreme Desktop Board DX58SO 1366 ATX Motherboard

    Radeon HD 4870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe Graphics Card

    PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750-Watt ATX Power Supply

    XMS 3GB DDR3-1333 CL9 Memory Kit (Three 1GB Memory Modules)

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB Hard Drive - Windows Vista Ultimate

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB Hard Drive - Linux Ubuntu
  2. jq1801

    jq1801 Newcomer, in training

    check your time in your BIOS it may be off causing VIsta to think the time is different.
  3. brucethetech

    brucethetech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 301

    i had the same exact problem with those same os's. the bios was set right. i apologize for ths useless post but i never found out what caused the issue. only thing i can think was that somehow the system time zone info was lost after the primary hard drive was removed. ?????
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