Will the client OS update move meetings if that user is not the organizer?

Q: Will the client OS update move meetings if that user is not the organizer?A: Installing the DST OS patch will move the appointments 1 hour from their intended time.  The Calendar rebasing tool (Outlook or Exchange) will only move appointments for which the user is the owner.


What is the guidance for developers to implement the fix for historical data with OS prior to Vista?

Q: What is the guidance for developers to implement the fix for historical data with OS prior to Vista?A: From a developer perspective here:  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms724253.aspx.  More info:  There’s information about exactly what the time zone properties are and how to read them at http://blogs.msdn.com/stephen_griffin/archive/2006/12/06/outlook-2007-timezone-structures.aspx.


We have updated our computer operating systems with the DST fix in the past and recently found we should have ran the Outlook or Exchange tool to correct Calendars soon after the computers were updated. What do we do?

Q: We have updated our computer operating systems with the DST fix in the past and recently found we should have ran the Outlook or Exchange tool to correct Calendars soon after the computers were updated.  What do we do?A: The tools available are designed to update appointments that were created “before” the OS patches…


If you’ve run the OS DST update and have appointments already scheduled in the extended DST period that were created before the OS update was run, can you just open each of those calendar items – set the correct time and save it?

Q: If you’ve run the OS DST update and have appointments already scheduled in the extended DST period that were created before the OS update was run, can you just open each of those calendar items – set the correct time and save it? Will that rewrite the timezone information?A: Yes, that will work.


Due to upgrade plans, we do not wish to patch. What effect will being unpatched have?

Q: We’re running Server 2000/Exchange 2000 with plans to upgrade this year. We don’t want to upgrade to the new DST patch due to upgrade plans. What’s the worse that will happen if I don’t address the DST change? Will it be resolved when normal DST time date?A: Appointments during the delta period will be…


I have patched but an appointment in my calendar shows the wrong time. Why?

Q: I patched my Windows XP SP2 PC.  I have Exchange 2003 SP2 on my network.  I did not patch Exchange, or Outlook.  I have a recurring appointment set up.  I checked the time of the appointment for the date of March 14, and it shows up fine (correct time).A: Delete the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{Random…


What happens when a server has the patch and the workstation doesn’t?

Q: what happens post 2am on 3/11 if domain controller server has O/S patch but a workstation O/S doesn’t  – the workstation clock will be off by more than 5 minutes … will user be able to access network?A: Internally Windows uses UTC for time. Kerberos also uses UTC and as such, won’t be out…