December 2014 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems

The December 2014 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems is now available. It contains the following changes: Russia time zonesRussia has changed its existing time zones on October 26, 2014. This change included seven updated time zones, three new time zones, and two existing time zones that merged into one. Fiji Standard TimeFiji has…

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Fiji DST Change for 2014

Fiji government announced on Oct. 20th, 2014 that Fiji will enter DST on November 2nd, 2014 till Jan 18th, 2015 (link). While Microsoft is preparing a Hotfix to address this change, below are temporary solutions that users who are impacted by this change should take before Oct 26th, 2014, when Windows is currently set for Fiji…

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Announcement: Update for Russian Time Zone Changes

According to a recent law [link] passed by the government of Russia, Russia will change its existing time zones on October 26, 2014. Microsoft is planning to release an update for Windows on September 23, 2014 to address this change, with details below: 1.  Update 7 existing time zones to match with the new ones…

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August 2014 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems

The August 2014 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. It contains the following changes: Jordan Standard Time:For 2014 and onward, Jordan has changed its DST Start time from the last Thursday in March at midnight to the last Friday in March at 1 A.M., and its DST…

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Updates Available for Egypt DST Ramadan Exception in 2014

The government of Egypt has decided to pause DST during the holy month of Ramadan in 2014, from Friday, June 27 at 00:00 to Friday, August 1 at 00:00. Fix it solutions for Windows have been released to address this change, and you can find the details and download them here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2967990.

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Updates Available for Morocco DST Ramadan Exception in 2014

The government of Morocco has decided to pause DST during the holy month of Ramadan in 2014, from Saturday, June 28 at 3AM to Saturday, August 2 at 2AM. Fix it solutions for Windows have been released to address this change, and you can find the details and download them here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2974661. Please note that…

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Updates available for Paraguay, Turkey and Chile time zones

This time zone update for Windows Operating Systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. It contains the following changes:  Chile Chile has changed its DST start date to September 7 at 00:00:00 and DST end date to April 27 at 00:00:00 for the year 2014. Turkey Turkey has changed its DST start date for 2014…

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Update available for Brazil, Fiji and Jordan time zones

This time zone update for Windows Operating Systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. It contains the following changes: Jordan:Jordan announced last year that, on December 20, 2013, it would no longer use the daylight saving time (DST) schedule that it observed in 2012 and 2013. Beginning in 2014, the DST period in Jordan will…

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