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evilteflon
Date and Time resets on a dual boot Intel MacBook Pro
on Aug 1, 2006 at 9:45:41 pm

I've got a dual core Intel MacBook Pro with both OSX and XP Pro. When I start up or reboot in either OS the time resets by several hours. I have locked the preference settings on OSX and checked the "Set using Apple.com", but doesn't seem to make a difference. Any one have any thoughts?


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Simon Carlson-Thies
Re: Date and Time resets on a dual boot Intel MacBook Pro
on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:23:56 pm

First off the lock only prevents other users from changing things not the system... you may want to try zapping your pram... and see if that works...



Simon Carlson-Thies,
Digital Light Graphics And Animation


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Jeff Carpenter
Re: Date and Time resets on a dual boot Intel MacBook Pro
on Aug 2, 2006 at 12:49:24 am

That's normal. From Apple.com:

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Why is the time different between Mac OS X and Windows XP on my computer?

The Windows XP and Mac OS X operating systems handle your computer's date and time information differently, so the date and time may be different when you switch operating systems. For best results, use a network time server and resync the date and time whenever you switch operating systems. In Mac OS X, use the


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