[ntp:questions] Automatic time synchronization of local hw clock.

Rob nomail at example.com
Tue Apr 22 12:11:14 UTC 2014

Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
> Rob schrieb:
>> Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
>>> Imagine what happens if you shut down Windows *before* DST starts and
>>> reboot *after* DST has started? Your system time will be off by 1 hour
>>> because standard time has been written to the RTC at shutdown, but DST
>>> is assumed to be read from the RTC at boot time, while the RTC in fact
>>> was still running at local standard time.
>> No, because Windows recognizes this condition and adjusts accordingly.
> Maybe this depends on the Windows version.

Version 3.11 probably does not do this correctly.  Windows 95 and later
do.  Early versions (95, 98) put a pop-up on the screen when they have
made this adjustment, later this was dropped as it apparently worked
correctly and users considered the popup a nuisance.

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