Granting Screen time with Microsoft Family

Not a big deal, but I have noticed that when I grant additional screen time to one of my kids, the message I get is that I’ve added X minutes of screen time and normal setting will resume at X time.  The strange thing is that the time it says it will resume is 2 hours before the time it should be.  I assumed it was that I had my time zone set wrong some where but it appears to be correct on the computers and on my Microsoft Account info.  Would there be a setting some where else that I’m missing that it could be getting the time zone from?  Thanks

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    Premium Member
    06 January, 2017 - 8:34 pm

    <p>I’ve noticed this recently too.&nbsp; I think it is a bug in their site/service showing the time it is running in rather than the time of your locale.&nbsp; It seems to work as expected–grants them the extra time and then reverts.&nbsp; I just ignore the time it shows.</p>
    <p>Generally speaking, and crossing fingers, it appears to be working much better than it was in the Windows 7/8 days.&nbsp; I can’t tell you how many times it would tell my daughter her time was up when she hadn’t even used the PC that day and was within the allowed time schedule.&nbsp; I finally just&nbsp;disabled the time limits.</p>

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