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24863 Views 9 Replies Latest reply: Nov 29, 2008 12:33 PM by christof_vds
Currently Being ModeratedSep 28, 2008 11:25 AM (in response to discostu514)Yes, it's always been checked and in the correct time zone
The problem is just that whenever I sign back into Mac, the clock displays the wrong time unless I go to Date & Time
I change nothing in preferences, I just visit the page and the time updates17" 2.4 GHz MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 28, 2008 9:50 PM (in response to BlueX)are using bootcamp to start up into windows xp?
the windows time management system is different from OS X's, so when you boot up into OS X, the time is messed up. The only time that OS X seemingly syncs with the time server is when you open up the preferences. I could never find a fix and just sucked it up.
Hope this helpsMacbook Pro Early 2008, Mac OS X (10.5.5), Fully Loaded
Currently Being ModeratedOct 6, 2008 10:20 AM (in response to BlueX)I have that problem. I talked to one of the guys from an Apple store and he started wanting to reprogram my Mac. But it actually is just a problem with BootCamp. Just keep the current time on whichever you use the most (Mac/Win/Linux). Maybe if we keep telling Apple they might try to resolve the issue with a future update.MacBook Pro 15" 2.4GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.4), Also run Win XP SP 3 through BootCamp
Currently Being ModeratedOct 24, 2008 5:13 AM (in response to BlueX)No matter what I do, the time reverts back to GMT. I live in California, PDT, and this is frustrating. I uncheck the automatic button and I can set it correctly, but then it goes back to GMT.MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 29, 2008 12:33 PM (in response to Ron Bottorff)Ron, here is the answer, I found it at:
you need to delete the folder /etc/localtime.
to find this folder you must be able to see the "invisible files"
to see these invisible files you can download Invisibles at:
InVisibles 1.5 software download - Mac OS X - VersionTracker
once you do that go to your root folder and look for the folder etc and open that and look for the folder localtime, delete that folder and restart.
you should be able to go into your date and time pref and fix the time.MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.5.5), 1.86Ghz - 2Gb RAM - 128Gb SSD