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Change system date

Chris Salivar
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Joined: May 25, 2001
Posts: 34
Can anybody tell me if its possible to change the windows system date using java and if yes then how?
- Chris
Mark Herschberg

Joined: Dec 04, 2000
Posts: 6037
Java itself cannot change that type of property. However, if there is some dll which allows you to do it, you can access the methods through JNI.
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

...or if there is a command line arg you can cann to change the date, you can use Runtime.exec()...
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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