Updating pc time

These time samples are correctly adjusted for any time zone difference between the management operating system and the guest operating system.

When we restore a virtual machines from a saved state or from a snapshot we put back together the memory and run state of the guest operating system to exactly match what it was when the saved state / snapshot was taken.

If your Windows clock is wrong, but you’re currently able to connect to the Internet, you can easily set the correct time by re-synchronizing your PC with an online time server. Head to your Windows desktop and locate the clock on the far right side of the Taskbar (note that your clock may appear slightly different from the screenshots depending on your specific version of Windows and your Taskbar configuration settings).

Click the clock once to bring up the detailed time and date display, which shows you a mini calendar and analog clock.

Your PC clock will now be synchronized with the latest time from one of the Internet’s reliable time servers.

You can now select one of the provided time servers from the drop-down list, which includes Microsoft’s own time server (time.windows.com) as well as several regional servers for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, popularly known as “the folks with the atomic clock.” But you’re not limited to the servers in the list; you can add any valid time server yourself by typing the address into the Server field.

While most users will be fine with the default server selection from Microsoft and the NIST, there are many other public and private time servers (NTP) you can find online and use to synchronize your Windows PC.

Once you’ve made your server selection, click Update Now to initiate a synchronization.

As long as your PC is connected to a functioning Internet connection and the selected server is online, the synchronization process should just take a few seconds.

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