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Why can't the date and time be updated?

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The date and time cannot be synchronized with the Restore Point List windows when changes are made while the System Restore window is opened.

Close all application windows, including the System Restore window. Double-click on the Time status in the taskbar and reset the date and time.

For further details, please refer to the relevant solution in the Microsoft's technical support website.
Article: Q281779
Last Reviewed: September 03, 2001
Title: Date cannot be updated, if it is changed while the [System Restore] window is kept open.
Url: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q281/7/79.ASP