Prevent users from changing their time zone setting

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 16 March 2011 / Last Updated on 25 Jan. 2010]

How you can prevent users from changing the time zone setting on their computers.

You can prevent users from changing the time zone setting on their computers by removing the Users group from the following Group Policy security setting:

Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment\User Right: Change the time zone

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The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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