Date and Time

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Hi, for some reason when i double click on the time (as i want to change the
time), nothing happens.

Is there any other way, via the command prompt for eg, that this setting can
be changed? via c:/windows\?????? etc?

Excluding the control panel.

regards
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

    "Pinto1uk" <Pinto1uk@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:2B32FA73-67E2-4FD2-9AE4-6F4F445E5A52@microsoft.com...
    > Hi, for some reason when i double click on the time (as i want to change
    > the
    > time), nothing happens.
    >
    > Is there any other way, via the command prompt for eg, that this setting
    > can
    > be changed? via c:/windows\?????? etc?
    >
    > Excluding the control panel.
    >
    > regards
    >

    start run timedate.cpl is the same as the control panel ...or you could use
    the old "time" or "date" commands at a dos prompt
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

    Why not fix the problem instead of looking for a workaround? If nothing happens
    when you double-click the clock, try directly double-clicking the timedate.cpl file
    in the Windows\System folder. If you get the same 'nothing' behaviour there,
    extract a new copy of timedate.cpl to the System folder, from your Windows 98 CD.

    Using SFC to extract a file:
    http://www.rickrogers.org/sfc.htm#1pp
    http://www.rickrogers.org/sfc.htm#2pp
    http://tinyurl.com/3pyth

    HOW TO: Extract Original Compressed Windows Files:
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;129605#5

    To troubleshoot Control Panel problems:
    Click Start>Find>Files or Folders.
    In the "Named" box, type:
    *.cpl
    and in the Look In drop-down box, select the C: drive.
    Click Find Now.

    Maximise the window and click on the heading "In Folder" to sort the files by
    directory. Look at the files listed in the \Windows\System directory.

    Double-click each file in turn...if some work, but one of the files gives you the
    error, that Control Panel file is corrupt.

    To fix the error you must replace the .cpl file using the Extract one file option of
    System File checker (SFC).

    Description of Control Panel (.cpl) Files
    http://support.microsoft.com?kbid=149648

    How to Troubleshoot Control Panel Issues in Windows
    http://support.microsoft.com?kbid=299923
    --
    Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
    http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm


    "Pinto1uk" <Pinto1uk@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:2B32FA73-67E2-4FD2-9AE4-6F4F445E5A52@microsoft.com...
    > Hi, for some reason when i double click on the time (as i want to change the
    > time), nothing happens.
    >
    > Is there any other way, via the command prompt for eg, that this setting can
    > be changed? via c:/windows\?????? etc?
    >
    > Excluding the control panel.
    >
    > regards
    >
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