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Is it possible to display the clock on the taskbar on each screen in Windows 8, namely, without 3rd-party tools?

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@Karan I'm speaking of the taskbar. –  Caleb Jares Oct 29 '12 at 5:49
Ah, read only the title and thought you were talking of the desktop and start screen. Anyway, is the query really specific to Windows 8 or equally valid for older versions as well that supported multi-monitor setups? –  Karan Oct 29 '12 at 5:51
By default Windows 8 is configured to show taskbar on all monitors (see Taskbar Properties dialog box). Isn't the clock displayed too? –  harrymc Nov 9 '12 at 6:58
Although this is NOT at the taskbar, it could be helpful to some (eg. running fullscreen apps on one monitor and want clock on another): Install a "Clock" app via the Windows Store. Run the clock and move it to the other screen by pressing Windows logo key + PgUp/PgDown –  Anders Sandberg Nordbø Sep 22 '13 at 19:38

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You can't display the clock on both taskbar. It is possible to drag your primary taskbar to the second monitor providing they are unlocked first.

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Great tip! i never thought that! –  Phoenix_uy Apr 11 '14 at 21:19
You are awesome. Thanks! –  Mike Feb 3 at 20:09
Fantastic tip. Thanks! –  Titus Mar 15 at 18:02

I wanted the same thing you were looking for. I just discovered if you hit Windows + c , this seems to bring the time and date to the lower left of the screen wherever you are. It helps me, and I hope it is helpful to others.

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Third-Party Solutions

N.B. There is a free version of DisplayFusion that does not include the multi-clock function.

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As far as I know, this is currently not possible.

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Possible with a program called Ultramon. Link

Of course, this is WITH 3rd party tools, but it looks completely native once you get it setup. Just if you're still looking for a solution! Good luck.

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It's not free, sadly :( –  Lemurr Mar 22 '13 at 1:56

3rd party software -


Havent tried it but free

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:( I could display the clock only on the main display. –  Zsolti Oct 23 '14 at 8:42

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