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Enabling additional time zones/clocks.

Windows Vista now has the option of displaying the time for up to three time zones. This tweak can help you show additional clocks with different time zones.

Tweak for : Windows Vista
At times you do have to keep a track of the time in different time zones. For this you usually search the Internet, use alternate software, or guess the time at different part of the world. Windows Vista now has the option of displaying the time for up to three time zones. Each time zone can be given a name and once configured will display when your cursor hovers above the time on the taskbar.

The steps necessary to set multiple time zones are given below:

1. Single click on the time displayed in the system tray of your taskbar.
2. At the bottom of date and time screen click the option “Change the date and time settings”.
3. The “Date and Time” dialog box opens up, wherein select the “Additional Time” tab.
4. Here, check the box “Show this clock” to add up to two additional clocks. Then, select the desired time zone and name it accordingly.
5. Finally, click “Apply” and then “OK”.

You can view the added clocks by clicking on or hovering mouse over the taskbar clock.

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

Two additional clocks "London" and "Canada" with their time zone are visible.

The default clock with calender is visible.

Show only taskbar icon of minimized applications.

Category : Display > Taskbar

By using this tweak you are able to reduce the size each button needs inside the taskbar.

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

This setting disables the context menu from appearing on right-clicking on Start button or Navigation Area generally called System Tray.

Disable animation while resizing the window.

Category : Display > Taskbar

The user can specify if Windows should animate a window while minimizing, maximizing, and restoring the size of the window.

Restore “Show Desktop” icon in the Quick Launch Bar.

Category : Display > Taskbar

If you have some windows open on your desktop, you can minimize all those windows with the “Show Desktop” button. If this button is not present in the Quick Launch Bar, you can create it using this setting.

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