This method is not working since the Anniversary update (Windows 10 version 1607).
In this article, I will show how to switch back to old clock in Windows 10 by modify Windows registry.
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- Open Windows registry and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\.
- Create a new DWORD key (if it doesn’t exist), UseWin32TrayClockExperience.
- Set its value to 1.
If you want to revert to Windows 10’s original clock, change the value back to 0.
- On Windows 10 desktop, right-click Windows icon at bottom left and select Run.
Note: You can also press Windows + R keyboard shortcut to open Run window.
- Type regedit and click OK.
- On Registry Editor, navigate to the path below by double-click entry on the left window.
- Then, create a new key if this key (UseWin32TrayClockExperience) doesn’t exist:
- Right-click empty area on the right window
- Select New
- Select DWORD (32-bit) value
- Type the key name and press Enter.
- Next, change value on the key:
- Double-click the key
- Change Value data field to 1
- Click OK
- Close Registry Editor. Now, you will see the old clock as in the earlier versions of Windows.
- If you want to revert this change, open Registry Editor. Change the Value data field back to 0.