How to Display Seconds In Windows 10 Taskbar Clock

Get Seconds Shown in Win 10 : A 5 step process to get your Windows 10 System to show you seconds along with hours and minutes ! Having Seconds in your clock helps you being more accurate with time management and productive. Its a big must have for those who sit around their desks for longer whiles. For many its one of those things you don’t know you need it until you have it. This is why we have put up this simple and short tutorial that will display seconds clock on Windows 10 in no time.

Note : Alternatively, You can download e T-Clock Redux Which is a third-party tool to display Clock on Windows 10.

Here is what it will look like :

How to Display Seconds In Windows 10 Taskbar Clock

Pretty Nifty innit ?

How to Display Seconds In Windows 10 Taskbar Clock

1. Open RUN from start button and then type regedit. 

How to Display Seconds In Windows 10 Taskbar Clock

2. This will open the registory editor. There, navigate to the following key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

3. Right-click on the Advanced key on the left pane, and then select New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value.

How to Display Seconds In Windows 10 Taskbar Clock

4. Name the new DWORD as ShowSecondsInSystemClock, and set its data to 1.

How to Display Seconds In Windows 10 Taskbar Clock

5. Log off and then log back into your Windows account. The taskbar clock should now display the seconds too.

Alternative Method

If you are having a hard time in following those steps, You can try out these one click registry files which eliminates the need to manually edit your computer’s registry. Unlike other clock displaying apps, this file does not create a new clock for taskbar. Rather it takes are of it inherently, which is ideal.

Download Registry Files

If this also fails, try running the files again using “Run as administrator option.”. Once executed successfully, the clock will start displaying seconds intended and you will not have to follow any of the steps mentioned in the first method. You will also notice that there are two files present within the ZIP. That’s because the other one is to remove the seconds clock. So, in case you get fed up with it or face bugs because of it, you always use this kill switch to turn things as they were.

We hope this “How To” Helped you to show seconds in Windows 10. In case it did, we encourage you to share this as much as you can so that those who need get informed on the quickest way to get it. Even after its usability, it is unclear why Windows does not include this feature by default. Because of it, may other programs have been developed to display seconds. In case you are facing any errors while trying to implement the seconds clock on your windows 10 system, do let us know in the comments section down bellow.

Note : This method will only work on Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v1607) and higher. So in case it does’t work for you, you probably need to update the Os. In case it still does not work, feel free to comment bellow and we will be happy to help.

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