My clock no longer shows the date

  ethelene 13:42 24 Mar 05
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Not an earth shattering problem, I know.

But when I hover my mouse over the clock the date no longer appears.

I rely on this, so please help!

I'm not techie - so baby steps and plain English please.

Windows XP Home, in case this is relevant.

Thanks in advance.

  Jackcoms 14:13 24 Mar 05

If you know when the problem started to occur, try a System Restore to before that time

  ethelene 14:23 24 Mar 05

Thanks I'll try that.

  ethelene 14:35 24 Mar 05

Nope didn't work.

  plsndrs3 15:01 24 Mar 05

Try Tclockx : click here

date, time, day, calender, etc all from the same area!

HTH

Paul

  Stuartli 15:22 24 Mar 05

I presumed you've double clicked on the time and checked the Settings panel?

This is the reverse of what you require:

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

Name: HideClock

Type: REG_DWORD

Value: 1 Hide

Or go to click here and scroll down to number 320 and then download the right hand panel link:

"Clock: Day/Month/Date/Year/Time"

Note the instructions at the top of the page re downloading and saving the Regedit.

  Stuartli 15:23 24 Mar 05

I mentioned the "reverse of what you require" in case this might, for some unknown reason, been inadvertently done...

  ventanas 15:36 24 Mar 05

Nice one, just dowloaded it. I have a similar problem on one machine, often the date gets itself behind the taskbar, no idea why, but this will cure it. Thanks.

  plsndrs3 15:39 24 Mar 05

Nice to have helped!

Paul

  ethelene 17:39 24 Mar 05

Thanks stuart - that sorted it!

I am a daft old bat and I need a reliable source to tell me the day of the week!

Many thanks.

I am just so grateful this site exists.

Ethel

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