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Ever since I have started using my new iMac that came with Lion pre-installed, I have noticed my clock has started being four or five minutes off after several days. I have it set to 'Set Time & Date Automatically', but it still seems to run slow. When I open Date & Time, it will automatically update and jump to the right time without me having to do anything. Another co-worker, who also got a Lion installed iMac when I got mine, is having the same issue. I have even tried unchecking 'Set Time & Date Automatically' and it still starts running slow. I have Googled it, but haven't found any posts talking about this.

Is anyone else having this problem?

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Make sure under the Date and Time preferences (Preference Panel) that you have the "Set date and time automatically" box checked and that you've selected "Apple Americas............" from the drop down.
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It is set to that. The time isn't off by hours, it just gets slow by a few minutes every few days.

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