By default, only users with the Windows 10 administrator rights can set the time and date settings. However, when you use Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise version, you can use Group Policy to allow regular users to update the time and date. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to change time and date for a standard Windows 10 user.

Change time and date for a Standard Windows 10 User

To change the time and date for a Standard Windows 10 User, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type gpedit.msc in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the OK button, the following screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path.

Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> User Rights Assignments

As soon as you will click the User Rights Assignment, the right pane of the screen will show some options. Double click on the Change the system time option as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Add User or Group button as highlighted in the above image. After this, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Object Types button as highlighted in the above image. Another dialogue box will open as follows.

Check the Groups checkbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. You will get back to the previous dialogue box as follows.

Type object name in the Enter the object names to select text area. Then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. You will get back to the previous dialogue box as follows.

Click the Users option. After this click Apply and then the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to change the time and date for a Standard Windows 10 User.

How to change the time and date for a Standard Windows 10 User
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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