Microsoft Windows Daylight Saving Time and Time Zone update now available (December 2009)

The most recent cumulative update to daylight saving time (DST) and world time zones (TZ) is now available for supported versions of the Windows Operating System via Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update.   Microsoft product teams follow a semi-annual DST and TZ update schedule, which follows the Windows regular schedule for publishing newly legislated…


Advisory: Mauritius Discontinues Daylight Saving Time in 2009

There will be no daylight saving time (DST) in Mauritius in 2009 despite positive reports from a recent DST trial, which began in October 2008 and ended in March 2009. Mauritius’ government announced that it would not repeat last year’s DST trial.  Microsoft Windows provides a way to prevent machines from switching into DST by…


Microsoft Announces Update to Support Policy for Daylight-Saving Time or Time Zone Changes

As part of Microsoft’s continued focus on customer satisfaction, we are announcing a revision to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy regarding the availability of Daylight Saving Time (DST) or Time Zone (TZ) updates during the Extended Support phase. DST or TZ updates are important because unless they are applied, the time zone setting for a…


Announcement: Microsoft Windows 2009 Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones Hotfix available for Egypt, Western Australia

Once again, as has happened in the past, a couple of countries will see new changes to their observation of Daylight Saving Time (DST) , this time in Egypt and Western Australia. A new Microsoft Knowledge Base article is up – KB 974176 – noting the hotfix now available to update the Daylight Saving Time…


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

The most recent cumulative updates to daylight saving time (DST) and world time zones (TZ) for Windows are now available for supported versions of the Windows operating system. The cumulative updates have been released to the Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update.. These updates support versions of Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and…