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 Mobile: Preventing Devices from "Falling Back" Early

A recent update was posted to the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time Zone hot topics page which details impacts to some users of certain Windows Mobile devices, who may have experienced an early changeover.   A copy of that posting is found below: please refer to the information on the page and contact your mobile operator’s customer support…

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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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Calendar appointments showing 1 hour later on recipients’ calendar appointments

      Symptom: Any calendaring client may show 1 hour later on a recipients’ calendar appointment (Outlook, OWA, Blackberry or Goode devices etc.).  The recipient will appear to not follow DST2007 rules.  This is true even with OS patches are successfully applied even with rebasing successfully executed.  Warning: If the system is not OS-patched or rebased successfully,…

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