A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for Paraguay, Fiji and Chile time zones - KB 981128

    A Windows hotfix has been released to support the following DST changes:   ·     Set DST start date for Paraguay at first Saturday of October at 23:59:59.999 and DST end date at second Saturday of April at 23:59:59.999 ·     Set DST start date for Fiji at fourth Sunday of October 2010 at 02:00:00.000…

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Notice: Hotfix Available for Morocco 2009 Daylight Saving Time

Morocco has announced the start of DST for 2009 on June 1st at midnight. The clock will move one hour forward at midnight between May 31st and June 1st, and then move one hour back at midnight between August 20th and August 21st in 2009.  There was no DST for Morocco in 2009 prior to…

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Notice: Now also available for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: Optional Hotfix Available for Pakistan 2009 Daylight Saving Time

As reported in various publications, including Daily Times, Pakistan has announced the start of DST for 2009 on April 15th at midnight.   This information is subject to change as it has not been officially confirmed by a Pakistani government source.   Last Monday a hotfix was released to implement this change for Windows Vista and…

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Notice: Optional Hotfix Available for Pakistan 2009 Daylight Saving Time

As reported in various publications, including Daily Times, Pakistan has announced the start of DST for 2009 on April 15th at midnight.   This information is subject to change as it has not been officially confirmed  by a Pakistani government source.    Microsoft has produced a hotfix to implement this change for Windows Vista and Windows…

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Microsoft Daylight Saving Time and Time Zone update now available (December 2008)

The most recent cumulative updates to daylight saving time (DST) and world time zones (TZ) are now available for supported versions of the following products. For the latest DST updates on each of these products, please visit the following Microsoft Web site: Microsoft Daylight Saving Time Support page.The cumulative updates can be downloaded as indicated…

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Chile announces an extension on their Daylight Saving Time for 2008

The government of Chile announced on February 7, 2008, that their current daylight saving time will be extended in order to save energy. The new fall back date for the daylight saving period of 2007-2008 is:      Daylight saving time ends:  Last Saturday of March at 11:59:59PM Information is available via our Chilean web site…

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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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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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Time Zones not updating on Windows 2003, Windows XP or Windows 2000

After applying 931836 time zone changes don’t take effect until you manually change the time zone   Symptom:  We have isolated reports that Windows 2000, XP, and 2003 may find that their Windows clocks do not move forward for DST, even with fixes applied from 931836 or 928388.    ·         Explanation: The root cause of this issue…

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The instructions on the Microsoft site are not very clear about the installation of the DST update for windows server 2003

Q: The instructions on the Microsoft site are not very clear about the installation of the DST update for windows server 2003A: for windows server 2003 there is one update that needs to be install.  please download the version you need from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931836/en-us. Then just double click it and go.

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