December 2012 DST Cumulative Update for Windows operating systems

The December2012 DST Cumulative update for Windows operating systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. It contains the following changes: Bahia Standard Time:Starting in 2012, Bahia Standard Time will no longer have DST. Azores Standard Time:Changes reflect the end of DST on October 28, 2012 for Azores Standard Time. These changes were released as…

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October 2012 DST Cumulative Update for Windows operating systems

The October 2012 DST Cumulative update for Windows operating systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. This year’s October Update replaces the normal August Cumulative Update.  It contains the following changes: E. Europe Standard Time: The display name for this time zone has been updated to “(UTC+2:00) E. Europe.” from “(UTC+2:00) Nicosia.”  Azores Standard…

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Notice: Ramadan Exception for Morocco DST

     As stated in the previous blog post, Microsoft has issued updates for Morocco introducing Daylight Saving Time in 2012 [KB2698707]. Daylight time will be paused during the holy month of Ramadan. Due to the yearly fluctuation of the start and end dates of Ramadan during this time of year, it is difficult to…

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2012 DST changes for Morocco

According to a recent law [link] passed by the government of Morocco, Morocco will follow DST each year from 2012. Microsoft is releasing a series of updates for Windows to address this change. You can find details of the updates, including order of installation here: [KB2698707] Note: All systems will need to have the latest…

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Armenia cancels DST

Disclaimer: The information in this document is written in response to an announcement by the government of Armenia about changes in the daylight saving time in Armenia for the year of 2012.   The steps provided in this bulletin were created to mitigate the impacts that the daylight saving time changes will cause for customers…

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Hotfix available for Chile DST change

The government of Chile has extended Daylight Saving Time for 2012 [Official Decree]. DST for mainland Chile now ends on April 28, 2012 and starts on September 1, 2012.   A hotfix for Windows has been released to address this change. You can find details of the hotfix and download it here [KB2681116].Hotfixes are available for…

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