Time runs too fast in Windows virtual machines

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • KVM
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2


  • You notice time run too fast.
  • A minute takes about only 30 seconds.


  • Ensure you are not runnning TSC (Time Stamp Counter) inside Windows VM, if so, please disable it with the following documentation under "Using the Real-Time Clock with Windows" section:

Using the Real-Time Clock with Windows

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