Windows 2000/XP - Changing the System Date and Time

This document explains how to change the system date and time in Windows 2000 and XP.

Windows 9x/2000/XP/Vista

NOTE: Windows 95/98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista are no longer supported by the Help Desk. We can only provide best effort support. If we are unable to resolve your Windows 9x/2000/XP/Vista issue, you may be able to find help in Microsoft's Knowledge Base.

These products are no longer actively supported by Microsoft. No further development will take place on these products and security updates are no longer issued. It is highly recommended that you upgrade to Windows 10 or 8.

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


  2. Use the arrows to the right of the month/year and the arrows to the right of the clock to change the time to the correct time.


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Keywords:system xp 2000 nt nt5 windows change changing how to time date clock   Doc ID:12541
Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2009-11-01 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-08-13 18:22 CDT
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