Windows 10 is a new modern app-based operating system which was released with lots of new features and visual effects after the under hood changes. The Windows clock and calendar on taskbar also ported to the new modern app platform that has an entirely new look in Windows 10 compared to Windows 7/8 systems. Though it has an attractive look and perform well, still some users do not want to use the new Windows 10 clock and calendar in the taskbar tray, and they want to revert it back to the classic style.
Do you also wish to disable the modern style clock and calendar in Windows 10 and revert it back to the classic old style? Here is the trick to bring back the old clock and calendar in Windows 10 taskbar like Windows 7 and 8.
Guide to enable the classic old Clock and Calendar in Windows 10 taskbar:
You can enable or bring back the classic style old clock and calendar in Windows 10 using our exclusive below listed solutions.
Solution 1: Show old clock and calendar on tray using registry Key:
If you do not want to spend much time on this hack or not aware more about the Registry Editor, just download our Registry Key file from below link.
Once you downloaded the file, double-click on “show_old_clock” registry file and hit the Yes button. That’s it. Now see the magic on your taskbar clock tray. If you want to do this hack manually or want to know how this is work, read below solution.
Solution 2: Enable old clock by manually adding value to Registry Editor:
To change the Windows modern clock and calendar look to classic old style manually, launch Registry Editor with the Administrative privilege. To run Registry editor as Administrator, search for Registry editor in the start menu, right-click on that and select Run as Administrator.
After getting the Registry Editor screen, navigate to the below location by using the left side screen.
Once you head over to the above location, right click on ImmersiveShell folder and select New > DWORD (32 bit) value. The new value will be added to the registry without a name.
Just name the DWORD (32 bit) value as UseWin32TrayClockExperience and double click on that. By default, the value data for this value was set as ‘0’ which means turning off the feature. To activate the old classic date and calendar, enter the value data as ‘1’ and hit the OK button.
That’s it. Look into your taskbar clock and Calendar tray, now you can able to see the old classic clock on your Windows as like in Windows 7 and 8.1. The best side of this trick is you do not need to restart your computer, and the changes will take effect immediately.
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How to enable the modern clock and calendar in Windows 10 taskbar tray again?
If you do not want to use the classic old style after sometimes and want to bring back the modern style clock and calendar, open registry editor again and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell.
Double tap or click on UseWin32TrayClockExperience and set the value data as ‘0’ or delete UseWin32TrayClockExperience value. Now you can see your modern clock on your Windows computer again.
Alternatively, you can also use the above-provided registry key file to re-enable the Windows 10 metro clock and calendar. Just download and open the ZIP file, double-click on registry file “hide_old_clock.reg” and hit the Yes button. That’s over. Now you can see the new modern clock on your Windows 10 again.