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In Windows 10, the clock is saying its 12:08 PM when it's 12:08 AM (noon). The bios clock is 24 hour format as is correct (12:08).
I have the time zone set correctly (I'm in UK so its UTC+00:00).
I have automatic timezone and automatic time set to enabled.

I am not sure how to fix this without diving into the registry but I think I should probably fix it as it can confuse me and lead to system instability.

Any help would be appreciated.

edit: Maybe it is saying it is 12:00 PM because it is at least 1 minute past, however I could be wrong and it is still confusing to me

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    Welcome to Superuser, 12:08 AM is midnight, not noon. Also, please have a look at the tour – Ahmed Ashour Nov 13 '18 at 12:26
  • I think it's correct and you're confusing it. Noon is 12 o'clock so any time after it is PM. – GabrielaGarcia Nov 13 '18 at 12:26
  • You are confused but Wikipedia isn't: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noon . However, your confusion does not and can not translate to "system instability". If you have an issue please ask a specific question about it. – GabrielaGarcia Nov 13 '18 at 12:31
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Well, it seems correct.

12:00 AM is actually midnight, which goes up to 11:59 AM (noon), then after one minute, it goes to 12:00 PM (noon) till 11:59 PM (just before midnight).

You can type in the command prompt:

time

which would give for example:

C:\>time
The current time is: 13:29:57.30
Enter the new time:
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    It is easier to explain that the 12th hour is displayed as 0:00 on devices that use a 24h format, because time goes from 0:00 till 11:59. This also explains why 12:00 AM (or rather 0:00 AM) is midnight. – LPChip Nov 13 '18 at 12:50

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