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Hide system clock from notification area (For Current User).

This option hides the system clock from the notification area generally called as system tray.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
The timer library implements the system clock. However, you can hide the system clock from the notification area - generally called as system tray.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “HideClock”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can hide system clock. However, if you want to show the clock back, change the value to “0” or delete the added value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Remove system clock from notification area.reg

The '.reg' file can hide system clock from notification area.

Show system clock from notification area (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can show system clock in notification area.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

'System Clock' is hidden from the 'Notification Area'.

'System Clock' is visible in the 'Notification Area' by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\] , right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "HideClock" in "Explorer" key.

Next, right-click on "HideClock" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value as "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Hide notification area items (For Current User).

Category : Display > Taskbar

This setting lets you to disable the display of items in the notification area.

Disable context menu display on the Taskbar.

Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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