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Hoosiers Prepare For Daylight Saving Time

Last updated on Tuesday, March 6, 2007

(UNDATED) - Clocks will spring forward an hour this Sunday, but the time adjustment comes a few weeks earlier than before.

The change is not expected to cause any major problems with electronics. Jeff Harden with Best Buy's Geek Squad says for computers, as long as software is updated and the computer is used online, the time should adjust automatically. Microsoft updates should take care of the new daylight saving time start date.

However, electronic devices that are not used online, such as TVs, VCRs, and DVD players, will have to be manually adjusted for the time change. For clocks in computers that fail to update, Harden says a few mouse clicks can manually advance the time an hour. If you want to make sure your computer has the latest updates, Windows users can log onto Microsoft.com.

Daylight Saving Time begins at two o'clock Sunday morning.

The new dates for daylight saving time come from President Bush's signing into law the Energy Policy Act of 2005. It extends daylight saving time by four weeks.

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