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In Windows XP, it's not possible to display the date format in DD/MM/YYYY, because it wasn't available in the regional and language options. The following image will illustrate my problem.

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So I'm planning to override the default Short Date Format. But I don't know how to do it...

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Change "Standards And Formats" to "English (United Kingdom)".

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If you really want to override the date format according to your requirements you can follow the following steps,

Step:1 Go to Run Command and type regedit.

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In the dialog box, expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER, expand International, double-click sShortDate, and a modal window will appear. Here you can enter your customized date format to override the default.

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