Add Day of Week To Taskbar

Do you want to see the day of week displayed on the Windows Taskbar clock?

Day of Week on Taskbar Clock

Go to the Start Menu and open “Change date, time, or number formats”


In the Region dialog, on the Formats tab, click on “Additional settings…”


In the Customize Format dialog, click on the Date tab. In the “Short date” text box, add ‘ddd’ for the abbreviated day (e.g. Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed), or ‘dddd’ for the full day name:


Given that, chances are, you know what year it is, there’s not much point in showing it on the Taskbar. Consider using “ddd M/d” instead:

Taskbar - Day of week with no year

About Jeff Fitzsimons

Jeff Fitzsimons is a software engineer in the California Bay Area. Technical specialties include C++, Win32, and multithreading. Personal interests include rock climbing, cycling, motorcycles, and photography.
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