HOWTO: Change the Time Zone in CMD Windows 10

In today's article we will look at various ways to change the time zone in Windows 10.

1. Open a Command Prompt as an Administrator

Open a command prompt as an administrator: right-click on the "Start" menu and select "Command Prompt (Administrator)";

Open a command prompt as an administrator

2. Check Which Time Zone Is Currently Selected

To see which time zone is currently selected, on the command line, type tzutil / G and press Enter;

Check which time zone is currently selected

3. Type tzutil / l

Type tzutil / l and press Enter. This command will display all available time zones

4. Set the Time Zone with Daylight Saving Time

To set the time zone with daylight saving time, you need to write tzutil / s "Time Zone" on the command line and press Enter. Instead of "Time Zone" write the belt you need. For example, we want to set the time zone UTC + 02: 00) Vilnius, Kiev, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Helsinki FLE Standard Time. Enter the command tzutil / s "FLE Standard Time" and press Enter.

5. Set the Time Zone Without Daylight Saving Time

If you want to set the time zone without daylight saving time, type tzutil / s "Time zone _dstoff" on the command line and press Enter. For example, we ask UTC + 02: 00) Vilnius, Kiev, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Helsinki FLE Standard Time. Enter the command tzutil / s "FLE Standard Time _dstoff" and press Enter. The desired time zone is set, you can close the command line.

Also consider using Action1 to change the time zone in command prompt if:

  • - You need to perform this action on multiple (hundreds or even thousands) computers simultaneously.
  • - Some of your endpoints are laptops not connected to corporate network at all times.

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