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What is the point in specifically setting the date time not to show? It's so annoying when you are RDP'ed to a server in full screen to figure out the time.

I'm not asking for a solution. I want to know the rationale in this setting in the first place. Is it a security thing? What?

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resources? I have no idea... just type time at the cmd prompt I guess. :) –  egorgry Mar 29 '11 at 14:07

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That option is not one that is set by a system administrator. It is the default when you RDP into a domain-joined server. You can find registry hacks to change this default here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winservergen/thread/06df9377-9f58-4b39-a72f-9261ec2837ab

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