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Old 05-03-2005, 06:42 PM   #1
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Date in system tray help

Does anyone know how to make the date appear in the system tray in XP?

If there isnt a way is there a free program that will make it?
Old 05-03-2005, 07:10 PM   #2
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If you hover your mouse over the time, it will show up.

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Try going to control panel then taskbar and start menu. You will see a check box that says "Show the clock", if it doesn't have a check on it click it once then click apply. Hope this help.
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Yea I know about hovering and that, but I want the date down there too. The clock is already there.
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To sum up what I skimmed from it - raise your taskbar so that it's "thicker" - then the date will show. But, I didn't read most of the replies, so there may be more info on that page...
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Old 05-04-2005, 09:22 AM   #6
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It worked, but I dont want the taskbar that thick.
I was wanting it right beside the time if at all possible.
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I think it only shows if there's enough room. You can try disabling as many of the other tray icons that may be there as you can. (if you have a lot there, it's likely you need to run spybot/ad-aware and clean those up)

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