Disallow changing date and time in Windows 10

Many a time it happens that, you share your computer system with other users but you do not want them to mess up with your settings. Date and time are the things that are considered really important because your reminders and certain other events are based on your computer system’s date and time. That is why you need to have a way of restricting the unwanted users from modifying the date and time that you have set earlier. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can prevent the users from changing the date and time in Windows 10.

Preventing the Users from Changing the Date and Time in Windows 10

In order to prevent the users from changing the date and time in Windows 10, you need to proceed as follows:

Type run in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the run prompt. The newly opened Run Prompt window is shown in the following image:

Open Windows run prompt

Type the command secpol.msc in the text box corresponding to the Open field. This command is highlighted in the image shown below:

run secpol.msc command

After typing the command, just click on the OK button.

As soon as you will click on OK, the Local Security Policy window will appear on the screen which is shown in the following image:

Local Security Policy Editor

Click on the Local Policies in order to expand it as highlighted in the image shown above.

Local Policies > User Rights Assignment

Now click on the User Rights Assignment tab.

As soon as you will click on it, the right pane of the window will display a list of policies as shown in the image below:

Change the system time option

Locate the policy of Change the system time as highlighted in the image shown above.

Double click on this policy in order to access its properties as shown in the following image:

Edit the policy Change the system time

Now select a user whom you want to stop changing your system’s date and time as shown in the image below:

Allow Administrators only to change the system time

When you have selected the user, just click on the Remove button.

Finally, click on the OK button in order to save your settings.

The new changes will take effect as soon as you will restart your computer system.

Conclusion

In this way, we can prevent the users from changing the date and time in Windows 10. Now whenever the selected user will try to modify the date and time, he will receive a denial of access message because he no longer holds the privileges of modifying these system settings.

How to Prevent Users from Changing the Date and Time in Windows 10
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