Pakistan: Daylight saving time ends on November 1 at midnight

Daylight saving time ends this weekend in Pakistan.  Late in August 2008, it was announced that Pakistan’s daylight saving time (DST) would be extended to midnight between October 31 and November 1, 2008.   In May of 2008, Pakistan introduced the observance of DST for this year for the first time since 2002.  Pakistan will…

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Guidance for Argentina on Upcoming Daylight Saving Time Implementation for 2008-2009

How to Adjust Windows PC Operating Systems and its effects on Exchange/Outlook Background – Argentina DST 2008/2009 changes The Argentinean government has announced new start and end dates for the Daylight Saving Time in Argentina for the period of 2008-2009. The new daylight saving time for Argentina is the following: Daylight saving time begins:  October…

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Guidance for Mauritius on Upcoming Daylight Saving Time Implementation for 2008-2009

Upcoming Daylight Saving Time implementation for Mauritius in 2008-2009 As noted at http://www.afrol.com/articles/29955    on July 23, 2008 and in L’Express newspaper,  the government of Mauritius has decided to adopt Summer Time (as it’s known in Europe, aka daylight saving time) in the island nation of over 1 million.   According to published government announcements, the country will…

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Windows Hotfix Available for Egypt 2008 Daylight Savings Time Change

The government of Egypt announced that, due to the observance of Ramadan,  it has changed the end of Daylight Savings Time to August 28, 2008 at midnight.    Microsoft has created upon request, out of band release packages for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 for the Egypt  DST update,…

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Windows Hotfix Now Available for Brazil 2008-2009 Daylight Savings Time changes

The government of Brazil announced a change in the observance of daylight saving time in the country. According to the details in the Ministry’s Decree number 6558 of September 8, 2008, DST will start the third Sunday of October and then end generally on the third Sunday of February of the following year.  As confirmed…

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