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Note: This class is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.
Provides properties for accessing the current local time and Universal Coordinated Time (equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time) from the system clock.
Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)
Public Class Clock
Dim instance As Clock
For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic
My.Computer.Clock object provides properties to find the current local time for the computer and the UTC time. It also exposes the millisecond count from the computer's system timer.
This example uses the
My.Computer.Clock.LocalTime property to display the local time of the computer on which the code runs.
MsgBox( "Current local time: " & My.Computer.Clock.LocalTime)
Any public static (
in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see
System Requirements. .NET Framework
Supported in: 2.0