Argentina is changing their daylight saving time on December 30

(cross posted from this blog entry) This past week, the government of Argentina approved a new change to their observance of daylight saving time in the country effective this Sunday, December 30, 2007 at 12:00am to March 16th, 12:00 for Argentina. According to Reuters, “under the new law, which both houses of Congress passed the…

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Windows Mobile: Preventing Devices from "Falling Back" Early

A recent update was posted to the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time Zone hot topics page which details impacts to some users of certain Windows Mobile devices, who may have experienced an early changeover.   A copy of that posting is found below: please refer to the information on the page and contact your mobile operator’s customer support…

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SMS 2003, ITMU, and Windows DST Updates

Microsoft Windows operating systems KB933360 is the latest Windows Cumulative Time Zone Update available. KB933360 will be issued as an "Update Rollup" and available via WSUS. To note, this Knowledge Base article replaces KB931836. Customers who have updated with the previous Rollup (KB931836) should carefully review KB933360 in the section on “Updates from the previous…

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Windows Hotfix Update now available for new Daylight Saving Time changes in Brazil

To be posted to the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time Zone Hot Topics page at http://support.microsoft.com/gp/dst_hottopics… Brazil 2007-2008 Daylight Saving changes: The government of Brazil announced a change on September 20, 2007, in the observance of daylight saving time in the country. The new time change will take place in Brazil on October 14th…

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"TIME ZONE MOVE" and the outlook time zone data update tool

In the United States, 5 counties in Indiana will be moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time on November 4, 2007.  The counties are Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin and Pike.  See the following links for more information: http://blogs.msdn.com/mthree/archive/2007/09/21/eastern-in-indiana-092107.aspx http://www.washtimesherald.com/local/local_story_264142132.html In addition, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has announced a time zone change.  Their…

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Technical "Deep-Dive" LiveMeeting today on DST and Time Zones

Today we will host a Technical “Deep-Dive” Webcast… Monday, September 24, 2007 at 2:00pm Pacific This LiveMeeting Webcast will be hosted by members of our Microsoft DST Team to provide a technical overview of resources available to help prepare Microsoft products for the change to Daylight Saving Time and time zones around the world. It…

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Venezuela Time Zone Update Hotfix for the Windows OS is Available

The government of Venezuela has announced a change to the time zone for the country. To date, Venezuela observed AST. The new time zone change will begin September 24, 2007, when clocks will move backwards 30 minutes, from UTC-4:00 GMT to UTC-4:30. This change begins at 11:59:59 PM local time on September 24. Clocks should…

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New Hotfix KBs available: Egypt and Venezuela

New info is now available on Egyptian and Venezuela for the 2007 Time Zone changes in those countries, on the DST Hot Topics and Latest News page… Egyptian government announces 2007 Daylight Saving changes Egypt 2007 Daylight Saving changes: The government of Egypt has announced on August 23rd, 2007, a change in the observance of…

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Questions Regarding /PHYSICALMOVE

In preparation for a potential time zone move, customers may use the Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool with the /PHYSICALMOVE switch, which has promoted some questions as noted here: Q: Are there negative effects from running the tool multiple times on the same mailbox? (i.e., on the first pass, original time zone = Central…

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DST VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE!

Steve Justice (Senior Escalation Engineer) and Joel Schaeffer (Escalation Engineer) from Microsoft Product Support have put together some instructional videos to assist your DST planning efforts. On-Demand (hosted by Channel9.MSDN.com) These videos can be streamed on-demand for viewing.  DST: Cumulative Time Zone Update for Microsoft Windows https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=341535 DST: Using the Outlook v2.0 Time Zone Data…

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