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how to add additional clock through group policy
thyagarajan santhanamAsked:
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
You mean like in a different time zone?

Can you give a little more information?
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Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
I dont think there is a option for windows sever, but still you can try with registry..
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
From the blank link posted above:  https://serverfault.com/questions/416678/add-additonal-clocks-via-group-policy

There is no Group Policy can show additional clock directly. But you still have two options to achieve it below:
Registry Group Policy Preference (GPP)
Logon script Group Policy
For the detailed information, please refer to the following articles:
Registry Extension
Add Additional Clock via Registry
Use Startup, Shutdown, Logon, and Logoff Scripts
VBScript – Add additional clocks Vista and 7
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Please do not post expired links:
Add Additional Clock via Registry
VBScript – Add additional clocks Vista and 7

You can do it via GPO!
1. Export or create your registry modify item to a .reg file
2. Create a new GPO and link it to a scope (site, domain or OU level not a Group)
3. Set at Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Script\Startup (for computer registry configuration)
Or User Configuration\Windows Settings\Script\Logon

4. Add the settings use regedit.exe call our .reg file (with the /s switch)
5. Copy the .reg file to Logon folder (script-->Add-->Browse-->Logon folder)
Just point the logon script to start Regedit and write the registry:

Logon.bat
Regedit.exe /S "\\server\Shares\\additional clock.reg"

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What to export...
1. Open Regedit:

2. To add Additional Clock 1:
A) Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\TimeDate\AdditionalClocks\1
B) If you do not have the TimeDate key, AdditionalClocks key, or the 1 key => create them!
C) Under the '1' key create or modify these entries:
Enable (DWORD) -> value = 1
DisplayName (string) -> value = Clock 1
TzRegKeyName (string) -> = Atlantic Standard Time (or choose from the list below)
Additional_Clock_1_Registry.png
Afghanistan Standard Time
Alaskan Standard Time
Arab Standard Time
Arabian Standard Time
Arabic Standard Time
Argentina Standard Time
Atlantic Standard Time
AUS Central Standard Time
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Azerbaijan Standard Time
Azores Standard Time
Bahia Standard Time
Bangladesh Standard Time
Belarus Standard Time
Canada Central Standard Time
Cape Verde Standard Time
Caucasus Standard Time
Central America Standard Time
Cen. Australia Standard Time
Central Asia Standard Time
Central Brazilian Standard Time
Central Europe Standard Time
Central European Standard Time
Central Pacific Standard Time
Central Standard Time
Central Standard Time (Mexico)
China Standard Time
Dateline Standard Time
E. Africa Standard Time
E. Australia Standard Time
E. Europe Standard Time
E. South America Standard Time
Eastern Standard Time
Eastern Standard Time (Mexico)
Egypt Standard Time
Ekaterinburg Standard Time
Fiji Standard Time
FLE Standard Time
Georgian Standard Time
GMT Standard Time
Greenland Standard Time
Greenwich Standard Time
GTB Standard Time
Hawaiian Standard Time
India Standard Time
Iran Standard Time
Israel Standard Time
Jordan Standard Time
Kaliningrad Standard Time
Korea Standard Time
Libya Standard Time
Line Islands Standard Time
Magadan Standard Time
Mauritius Standard Time
Middle East Standard Time
Montevideo Standard Time
Morocco Standard Time
Mountain Standard Time
Mountain Standard Time (Mexico)
Myanmar Standard Time
Namibia Standard Time
Nepal Standard Time
New Zealand Standard Time
Newfoundland Standard Time
North Asia East Standard Time
North Asia Standard Time
N. Central Asia Standard Time
Pacific SA Standard Time
Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Standard Time (Mexico)
Pakistan Standard Time
Paraguay Standard Time
Romance Standard Time
Russia Time Zone 3
Russia Time Zone 10
Russia Time Zone 11
Russian Standard Time
Samoa Standard Time
South Africa Standard Time
SA Eastern Standard Time
SA Pacific Standard Time
SA Western Standard Time
SE Asia Standard Time
Singapore Standard Time
Sri Lanka Standard Time
Syria Standard Time
Taipei Standard Time
Tasmania Standard Time
Tokyo Standard Time
Tonga Standard Time
Turkey Standard Time
US Eastern Standard Time
US Mountain Standard Time
UTC
UTC-02
UTC-11
UTC+12
Venezuela Standard Time
Vladivostok Standard Time
West Asia Standard Time
W. Australia Standard Time
W. Central Africa Standard Time
W. Europe Standard Time
West Pacific Standard Time
Yakutsk Standard Time

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2. To add Additional Clock 2 do the same as for Clock 1:
A) Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\TimeDate\AdditionalClocks\2
B) If you do not have the TimeDate key, AdditionalClocks key, or the 2 key => create them!
3) Under the '2' key create or modify these entries:
Enable (DWORD) -> value = 1
DisplayName (string) -> value = Clock 2
TzRegKeyName (string) -> = GMT Standard Time (or choose from the list above)
Additional_Clock_2_Registry.png
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Enough information provided.
Answer has been given as author requested (make it possible via GPO).
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