How to change clock settings to 24 hour

  Border View 22:54 16 Jan 2004
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Recently reinstalled Windows 98SE and the clock on the task bar which used to be twenty-four hour now reads AM and PM. Probably staring me right in the face but how do I change it back to twenty-four hours.

  beeuuem 23:05 16 Jan 2004

In Control Panel > Regional settings > Time tab
From the drop down select the format you want - Upper case for H(ours) gives 24 hour display.

  cycoze 23:05 16 Jan 2004

Control panel / regional settings / click on the `time` tab , use the drop down menu for `time style` and select HH:mm:ss for 24hr clock .

  cycoze 23:06 16 Jan 2004

snap !

  VoG II 23:07 16 Jan 2004

Date/Time in Control panel?

Sorry it's a long time since I had Windows 98.

  Border View 23:14 16 Jan 2004

Many thanks for responding. Regional settings was the one. Funny how you get used to seeing the twenty four hour clock.

  hugh-265156 23:18 16 Jan 2004

can anyone tell me how to do this in xp home please?

sorry for jumping on your thread Barmoor.

  pc moron 23:25 16 Jan 2004

Control Panel> Regional Settings> Customize> Time.

The settings are explained at the bottom of the screen.

  beeuuem 23:27 16 Jan 2004

From click here Changing the Regional and Language Options
You can use the Regional and Language Options tool in Control Panel to customize the way Windows handles dates, times, currency values, and numbers.

To open the Regional and Language Options tool:
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options, and then click Regional and Language Options.
To change one or more of the individual settings, click Customize.

NOTE: The location selection that you make includes default display options for the way dates, times, and numbers are displayed.
To Change the Time Display
In the Customize Regional Options dialog box, click the Time tab to specify any changes you want to make.

NOTE: To configure the settings so that the leading zeros in single-digit hours, minutes, or seconds are not displayed, type a single uppercase H, or lowercase letters, such as h, m, or s.
If you do not see the format you want in the Time format box, use the following guidelines:
To display time in a 24-hour format, type an uppercase H or HH for the hour.
To display time in a 12-hour format, type lowercase h or hh for the hour.
To display leading zeros in single-digit hours, type HH or hh.
To display a single letter to indicate AM or PM, type lowercase t.
To display two letters to indicate AM or PM, type lowercase tt.
To display text, type single quotation marks (') around text.

Ps As this is also in Control panel where does VoG change the settings?

  hugh-265156 23:28 16 Jan 2004

thats better i know when its time to go to bed now :-)

ta.

  beeuuem 23:31 16 Jan 2004

Copy and paste are handy tools!

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