I need a fundamental reason "Why should I patch my Sharepoint boxes" when all I am running is WSS 2.0 (with some fairly weird/unsupported hotfixes) and I have no sites that are running Exchange Public Folder linkages.

Q: I need a fundamental reason “Why should I patch my Sharepoint boxes” when all I am running is WSS 2.0 (with some fairly weird/unsupported hotfixes) and I have no sites that are running Exchange Public Folder linkages.A: Microsoft has released an update for Windows SharePoint Services.  This update includes revised time zone definitions for…

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I noticed in a Microsoft article that Windows Mobile and Windows CE need to be updated as well. Which patch(s) are necessary for those?

Q: I noticed in a Microsoft article that Windows Mobile and Windows CE need to be updated as well.  Which patch(s) are necessary for those?  A: The Windows Mobile patches for Windows Mobile 5 and 2003 devices are available now at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile.  Updates for WindowsCE may being provided by the hardware vendor. See also Windows…

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Is there an update required for MAC OS X?

Q: Is there an update required for MAC OS X? I know this chat room is only for Microsoft product but appreciate any help. A: For more information on impacted Microsoft products for the Mac OS such as Entourage, please see http://blogs.msdn.com/mthree/archive/2007/01/13/your-questions-what-about-mac-office-entourage-and-daylight-saving-time.aspx

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I am not using SQL Server Notification Service for SQL 2005,But as per your article 931815 I need to install DST patch.What would be my NSMainDatabase value?

Q: I am not using SQL Server Notification Service for SQL 2005,But as per your article 931815 I need to install DST patch.What would be my NSMainDatabase value?A: If you are not using Notification Services, SQL is not otherwise affected by DST.  However, you still need to apply the 931836 update to the OS.

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Our VC++ studio 6.0 application uses _timezone variable. Where does it get that value from? From the system clock or msvcrt.dll?

Q: Our VC++ studio 6.0 application uses _timezone variable. Where does it get that value from? From the system clock or msvcrt.dll?A: Environment variables are provided by the parent process, which includes system-wide settings. Also, a process can change its own environment block using the following functions:  _tzset(), _putenv(), _wputenv(), _putenv_s(), _wputenv_s(), SetEnvironmentVariable()

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Is there a DST 2007 update for Microsoft CRM?

Q: I was under the impression that there would be a DST 2007 update for Microsoft CRM that would come out on 2/28/07.Are there any updates? A: Yes, the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Time Zone Data Updates (KB 925874) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Update Time Zones Wizard (KB 932984) have been released to the…

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Do I need a patch for Dynamics CRM or will patching Exchange/Outlook be adequate?

Q: Do I need a patch for Dynamics CRM or will patching Exchange/Outlook be adequate?A: Yes. For Windows CRM 3.0, the DST remediation involves a both CRM hotfix + the Windows hotfix (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931836). This CRM article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925874 – is the public KB on the CRM hotfix date for CRM 3.0. The update for CRM…

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Is another windows mobile patch to be released on feb 28th is this true?

Q: is another windows mobile patch to be released on feb 28th is this true?A: What is on http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/daylightsaving/daylightdownload.mspx is the official status. A new update was provided on 3/04/07.   For Windows Mobile users who connect to a PC   First make sure your PC is up-to-date. (see http://www.microsoft.com/dst2007 for more details)NOTE: Make sure…

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