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Sorry - I am sure it is covered somewhere either in the help file or in the forum - I did search for it but I couldn't find the syntax for changing the windows date to a certain date.

Thanks for the help.

SWK

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You could also try usin the DOS date command.



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Thanks for the help.

I think I can do it from here - if not I will post back.

A question out of curiosity: this method with setting the Systime through its dll is a "proper" programmatical approach. I would have thought that the automation approach would be to call the "Adjust Date and Time" window and send keystrokes or set control values - why don't we do that here?

Thx.

SWK

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A question out of curiosity: this method with setting the Systime through its dll is a "proper" programmatical approach. I would have thought that the automation approach would be to call the "Adjust Date and Time" window and send keystrokes or set control values - why don't we do that here?

Thx.

SWK

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Sending keystrokes is a lot slower and will have a higher risk of failure.

Don't see why a programmatic approach with either running the DATE commandline program or calling the DLL won't be the right automation approach.

Automation to me is: "Be lazy, when the script can do the repetitive tasks for me, why would i want to do it manually ..." :whistle:


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RunWait(@ComSpec & " /c DATE " & $DateToSetTo, "", @SW_HIDE) should do the trick without a lot of effort.

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