Windows 10 - Changing the System Date and Time

This document explains how to change the system date and time in Windows 10.

Before you begin

Important note: You will need administrative rights on your computer to be able to change the date and time.

How to change your system date and time (Windows 10)

  1. Right-click on the time at the bottom right of the screen and select Adjust Date/Time.

    Select adjust date/time in menu

  2. A window will open. On the left side of the window select the Date & time tab. Then under "Change date and time," click Change. Both "Set time automatically" and "Set time zone automatically" must be Off to make this change.

    Settings - changing date and time

  3. Enter the time and press Change.

    Enter date/time and change

Computers connected to the internet should automatically adjust for daylight savings time.

For further instruction, please visit Microsoft Support documentation.

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