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Windows 7: Date Missing From Taskbar!

28 Sep 2009   #1
toughbook

 
 
Date Missing From Taskbar!

I noticed today that the date is gone which used to right next to the time. I went thru the settings and don't see anything about it.

Any suggestions?


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28 Sep 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

control panel>all control panel items>notiifications area icons>system icons> turn on

hope this helps

ken
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28 Sep 2009   #3
toughbook

 
 

Found the problem. If you select "Small Icons" in the TaskBar Menu it takes it away. That is wierd. I had changed it over the weekend since I like them small.

Taskbar - Use Small or Large Icons

Maybe this will help somebody later
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12 Oct 2011   #4
eoneill

Windows 7 pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I have a vertical taskbar. Small icons were fine, until the month rolled over to October. Switching to large icons did not fix it. Setting the date format to not show the year (like I don't know what year it is!) fixed it.

Hope that helps someone.
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12 Oct 2011   #5
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

You can also keep your small icons but make the taskbar itself larger by pulling it a bit upward from the bottom. That will restore the space needed to display the date as well.
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12 Oct 2011   #6
mart44

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I came across a Taskbar clock called T-Clock a few weeks ago. The zip download includes 32 and 64-bit versions. It is highly configurable but below is the appearance I eventually settled on. Small icons but still showing the time and date:



It doesn't install but just has an exe that starts the clock. A shortcut can be put in the Startup folder so the clock starts with Windows.

http://www.stoicjoker.com/TClock/
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06 Sep 2012   #7
Dellboy67

Windows 7 Home Prem 64 bit clean install
 
 

Re "control panel>all control panel items>notiifications area icons>system icons> turn on" - if you turn off then turn on again that also puts the date back again.
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