Cumulative Windows DST Update made available in December 2015

Microsoft released a cumulative Windows Update for all supported versions of Windows in December 2015 – KB3112148. The update contains all the DST changes that were released as hotfixes between August 2015 and December 2015. Please read the KB article for Windows 8.1 and below to get a detailed description of the set of changes…

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Upcoming Windows DST Update for Turkey, Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Fiji

Microsoft is preparing an update to address recent time zone data changes in Turkey, Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Fiji. Details are as below: Turkey will end DST two weeks later than normal. Clocks will turn back one hour from 04:00 to 03:00 on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Democratic People's Republic of Korea has implemented its…

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Upcoming Windows DST Update for Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Democratic People's Republic of Korea just announced that it will implement its own time zone with UTC +8:30. Windows is currently investigating creating a new time zone to address this change, and the update as well as the change details will be available later this month or the beginning of September.

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[Updated] Prepare for 2015 Morocco Ramadan DST Change

KB 3062740 and KB 3062741 were released last month to address this year's Ramadan DST change in Morocco. However, on Monday, 6/8 Morocco government officially announced this year's Ramadan period, which is different from the dates that KB 3062740 and KB 3062741 are based on. Unfortunately there is not enough time for Windows to update these KBs…

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Upcoming Windows DST Update for Chile and Mexico

Microsoft is preparing update to address recent time zone data changes in Chile and Mexico. Details are as below: Chile will remain in DST from this year on, thus its UTC offset will be updated to UTC-3:00, display name of time zone "Pacific SA Standard Time" will be updated to "(UTC-3:00) Santiago", and no DST will…

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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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