How to correct and fix time wrong problem in Windows 10/8/7

Most of you might be fed up because of the wrong time in your Windows 10, 8 or 7 operating system and you might be looking for ways to fix this problem.

By default Microsoft Windows operating system are set to synchronize with the time server through internet, so most users don’t need to worry about the date and time settings.

But sometimes it happens that the the clock displays wrong time on the system due to CMOS battery drainage or loss of internet connection or synchronization failure.

How to fix Windows 10 time wrong issue?

In my earlier post I have shown how to display My Computer icon on desktop. Today I will show you how to fix wrong time in Windows 10, 8, 7 by changing the time zone and synchronizing with the time server through internet.

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Fix Windows 10 time wrong issue by changing Time Zone?

To change time zone in Windows 10 follow the steps given below:-

1. Click on the bottom right corner of your screen where you can see the Date and Time as shown below in the image.
Windows 10 time wrong

2. Then click on Date and time settings as shown above.

3. You can see the Time & Language settings window like the one shown below.

How to fix Windows 10 time wrong

4. In the Date & Time settings change Set time zone automatically to On if you are connected to the internet. Windows 10 will automatically detect your time zone and set the date and time properly as per your time zone.

5. But in case if you don't have internet connectivity, then you can change the time zone manually. In this case you have to change Set time zone automatically to Off as shown above and select your time zone from the Time zone section manually.

6. Finally close the Time & Language window to save settings.

Fix Wrong Time by Changing Time Zone in Windows 8  and 7

Follow the steps given below to change time zone in Windows 7 or Windows 8:-

1. Click on the bottom right corner of your screen where you can see the Date and Time as shown below in the image.

2. Then click on Change date and time settings...

Change time zone and fix Windows 10 time wrong

3. In the Date and time tab click on Change time zone... as shown below in the image.

How to fix Windows 10/8/7 Time wrong issue

4. You will see Time Zone Settings window. Select your time zone manually from the section highlighted above.

5. Finally click OK and now you will see the date and time as per the time zone you have selected.

How to synchronize and update time as per Internet Time Server?  [Internet connection required]

You will require an internet connection [For Windows 8 & 7 users] for this method. Follow the steps given below to synchronize your Windows time as per Internet Time Server:-

1. Click on the bottom right corner of your screen where you can see the Date and Time.

2. Click Change date and time settings... as shown below.

How to correct clock time in Windows 10 8 7

3. Click on Internet Time tab as shown below in the image.

How to correct wrong time issue in Windows 10 8 7

4. Click on Change settings as shown in the Internet Time tab.

5. Now you will see Internet Time Settings window. Check the box next to Synchronize with an Internet time server.

6. Select time.windows.com from the dropdown menu next to Server and click Update now as shown above.

7. Once updated, click OK in Internet Time Settings.

8. Finally click Apply and OK in Date and Time window and you are done.

This will update your Windows time as per Internet Time Server. So these were the methods by which you can fix Windows 10 wrong time issue. Windows 8 and 7 users can follow any of the above two methods and fix wrong time issue.

Try replacing the CMOS battery

Sometimes it happens that the CMOS battery of our motherboard gets so old that it gets drained up. So we have to replace it with a new one in this case. Drained battery is the main cause that you can see wrong time on your system.

If all the above methods doesn't work for you and you are still facing Windows 10 time wrong issue, then I would suggest you to change your CMOS battery. It is fixed on your mother board. You can replace it easily and buy a new one on Amazon.com

You have to just press the lever and pull the old ones out and fit the new one inside it and this will solve your CMOS battery drainage issue.

Do let me know through comments how this post has helped you, which of the above method worked for you and were you able to successfully update the correct time on your Windows operating system.

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