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Windows 7: How to change date separator

26 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
How to change date separator

How could I set Regional settings formats to UK and change date separator from slash to point? (23.03.2011) Windows XP had Customize Regional options to change Date separator but it's missing on Windows 7. Thanks!

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26 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Go to the Control panel and select Region and Language
Under format select English UK from the pull down menu
Then select additional settings
Then the Date tab
The next to Short date select the pull down menu and you will find the format you want dd.M.yy
I hope this helps.
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26 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit

Sorry, proposed solution is not the same - I asked how to maintain XP date format we need for global database compatibility. That means in XP date format was set to 23.03.2011 but in Windows 7 there is a single separator option 23/03/2011. Is it possible to change date separator as in Xp there was as special option for selecting separator, which is gone in Windows 7 enterprise version.
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26 Mar 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)

Region and Language > Formats > Additional settings... > Date > Date formats
Enter in your special format for the broken database.
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26 Mar 2011   #5

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit

Thanks, a shame on me, I just didn't dare to mess formats manually!
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