Okay, so you just got your new laptop pre-loaded with Windows Vista or 7? Here’s a way to easily personalize it by adding your name beside the taskbar clock.

custome AM PM

Click Start > Control Panel > Regional and Language Options > Customize Button (Additional Settings) > Time tab. Here, change both the AM and PM letters to any name you wish. Click Apply > OK.


Look at the demo below.

If you wish to revert to default settings, simply click the Rest button or change the customized name to ‘AM’ and ‘PM’.

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