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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December 2013 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems

The December 2013 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. It contains the following changes: Mid-Atlantic Time:The Mid-Atlantic time zone is deprecated in this update. Morocco Standard Time:Morocco extended the 2013 DST End Date from September 29, 2013 to October 27, 2013. Beginning in 2014, the DST period in…

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August 2013 DST Cumulative Update for Windows operating systems

The August 2013 DST Cumulative Update for Windows Operating Systems has been published on Microsoft Download Center. It contains the following changes:  Libya Standard Time:             New DST starts on the last Friday of March at 2:00 A.M., and ends on the last Friday of October at 2:00 A.M. This new DST rule is introduced in…

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HOTFIX: Paraguay Shortens 2012-13 DST

The government of Paraguay has Shortened Daylight Saving Time for 2012-13 [Official Decree]. DST for Paraguay now ends on March 23, 2013. A hotfix for Windows has been released to address this change. You can find details of the hotfix and download it here [KB2829069].Hotfixes are available for support versions of Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server…

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HOTFIX: Chile Extends 2013 DST

The government of Chile has extended Daylight Saving Time for 2013 [Official Decree]. DST for mainland Chile now ends on April 27, 2013 and starts on September 7, 2013. A hotfix for Windows has been released to address this change. You can find details of the hotfix and download it here [KB2821346].Hotfixes are available for support…

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