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.

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  • - 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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