How to Backdate a Computer

By Suvro Banerji

Backdating a computer is a common practice for one reason or another. It is a simple procedure.

Step 1

Click on the clock on your taskbar. It is located at the bottom right corner of your screen.

Step 2

Click on the link "Change date and time settings" if you are using Windows Vista or higher.

Step 3

Click on the button that says "Change date and time." You will find this button under the tab "Date and Time."

Step 4

Ignore Steps 2 and 3 if you are using Windows XP or lower.

Step 5

Choose a date and time by clicking on the little up and down arrows next on the calendar and the clock.

Step 6

Click on "Apply" and hit OK to complete the task.