Windows 7, 8, & Vista - Changing the System Date and Time

This document explains how to change the system date and time in Windows 7, 8, and Vista.

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

    Adjust date and time menu

  2. Click on the Change date and time... button.

    date and time settings window

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

    set date and time

Note: You can also click in the box where the time is displayed and manually enter a time.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:Windows 7, 8, & Vista Changing the System Date and Time setting adjust   Doc ID:81392
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-04-04 11:05 MDTUpdated:2018-06-06 10:31 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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