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[Windows 8] How to customize the clock on Lock screen

With the goal of being a hybrid desktop-mobile operating system, Windows 8 contains many elements that are in smartphones. Windows 8’s Lock screen is one of them. You may already know how to customize the Lock screen with your own background and know to manage notifications in the Lock screen [1]. In this article, I will show you how to make your Lock screen even more different by changing its clock to your own style.

HOW TO CHANGE THE CLOCK ON THE LOCK SCREEN

Changing Lock screen’s clock involves Registry so that you need to make sure that you had your Registry backed up. Then follow these steps.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ SystemProtectedUserData\S-1-5-21-[unique ID]\ AnyoneRead\LocaleInfo 

Note: There are maybe several “S-1-5-21-“ keys, so you need to select the one that contains subkey AnyoneRead\LocaleInfo.

0304-1 [2]

0304-2 [3]

0304-3 [4]

lock_screen_time_4[1] [5]

CONCLUSION

Enjoy!

[via How-To Geek [6]]