how to know the “timezone” configured on Windows Environments ?

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SysAdmins or technical engineers sometimes needs to monitor some critical environments running at different timezones.

But how to know the exact timezone configured on Windows devices ? Let’s check that !

Tested on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2012 R2


1. Open CMD “command prompt”

2. Type : tzutil /g and hit on “Enter”

You will see something similar as the following example,


C:\Users\securitytweak> tzutil /g

Central America Standard Time


So, at this time, the device named “securitytweak” is configured with CST timezone, which means “Central America Standard Time”.

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