Windows 10: Win 10 Pro Creators update taskbar clock anomaly - any suggestions? Solved

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  1. Posts : 9,362
    Windows 10 Professional
       23 May 2017 #11

    Found another 'fix' for those who like to mess with System Fonts:

    In the Settings, use a semi-colon: h;mm

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    instead of a colon: h:mm

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    (Depends on the font use choose though!)
    Last edited by Edwin; 23 May 2017 at 19:49.
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  2.    10 Jun 2017 #12

    threevolve said: View Post
    Found a fix if you want to use custom system font. Go to the registry to:

    HKCU\ControlPanel\International

    Double click on "sShortTime"

    Open up Character Map, switch to unicode and search for "colon"

    Pick the last one that shows up (U+A789: Modifier Letter Colon)

    Copy that and replace the colon in the sShortTime string.

    Hit "OK" and wait for the clock to change to the next minute. Blam! Colon
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  3. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Creators Edition
    Thread Starter
       11 Jun 2017 #13

    camperdicks said: View Post
    Great Post - Fixed problem here!
    Ahoy!

    As an experiment, I tried your method and I can confirm it does exactly what it says on the tin! Excellent info, and if a dufus like me can follow the guide, then anyone can
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  4. Posts : 9,362
    Windows 10 Professional
       02 Sep 2017 #14

    threevolve said: View Post
    Found a fix if you want to use custom system font. Go to the registry to:

    HKCU\ControlPanel\International

    Double click on "sShortTime"

    Open up Character Map, switch to unicode and search for "colon"

    Pick the last one that shows up (U+A789: Modifier Letter Colon)

    Copy that and replace the colon in the sShortTime string.

    Hit "OK" and wait for the clock to change to the next minute. Blam! Colon
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    Yup! Works! Period!

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  5.    05 Sep 2017 #15

    Yes it worked for me too, just follow exactly in order

    OPEN REGEDIT
    Hkey_Current_User\ControlPanel\International

    Double click on "sShortTime"
    THEN....
    Open up Character Map, switch to unicode and SEARCH for "colon"

    SELECT the last one that shows up (U+A789: Modifier Letter Colon)

    SELECT COPY and then replace the colon in the sShortTime string.

    ALL DONE!

    Edwin said: View Post
    Yup! Works! Period!

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