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  • Blog Post: DST and your Terminal Servers

    Here’s a scenario that we’ve seen recently that some customers neglect when it comes to the DST update: Terminal Server clients connecting to a Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server. A very common Terminal Services deployment involves Microsoft Office 2003 installed on Terminal Servers with users connecting...
  • Blog Post: DST 2007 - Windows Clients / Servers changed time erroneously

    As we get closer to the DST change here in the US, we have received some reports from a few customers that the system time erroneously reverted back an hour last Sunday (October 28). On these systems the customers did have KB931386 and / or KB933360 installed. What we have found from reviewing the data...
  • Blog Post: DST Reminder – August 2008 Cumulative Package for Windows

    Today’s post is a friendly reminder about the August 2008 Cumulative DST Packages for Windows which have been released to the Microsoft Download Center for supported versions of Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.  This update, which is published as Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: SHL: Daylight Saving Time

    DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME Description: Daylight Saving Time implementation varies from country to country. Some countries may not observe daylight saving time, whereas other countries may change the start dates and end dates for daylight saving time every year. This can cause administrative confusion...
  • Blog Post: DST 2007 is almost here - are you ready?

    With the upcoming Daylight Saving Time change and the associated patch that will configure Windows to make the change on the morning of March 11th, we have had quite a few calls regarding the DST patches and how to test Windows to ensure the patch is working. The method used to test DST has not changed...
  • Blog Post: DST 2007 is almost here (again) - Are you Ready?

    At the start of 2007, Microsoft released an update ( KB 931836 ) to update the Time Zone rules on Windows Operating Systems. On November 4, 2007 Daylight Saving Time (DST) will end in the United States. However, other parts of the world observe different DST rules. Since the release of the hotfix in...
  • Blog Post: DST: Fix-It Available for Bangladesh Daylight Saving Time in 2009

    As reported in the Bangladesh Government’s Gazette, Bangladesh has announced the introduction of Daylight Saving Time (DST).  The start of DST for 2009 is on June 19 th at 11:00 Microsoft has produced an automated workaround (called a fix-it ) to implement the DST Start time change for Windows XP...
  • Blog Post: DST – August 2008 Cumulative Package for Windows

    The new cumulative DST Packages for Windows have been released to the Microsoft Download Center for supported versions of Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.  This update, which is published as Microsoft KB Article 951072 supersedes and replaces the December 2007...
  • Blog Post: DST: Upcoming Changes for Morocco and Pakistan

    On June 1, 2008 there will be two new Daylight Saving Time changes that go into effect.  Pakistan and Morocco plan to introduce Daylight Saving time.  The governments of the two nations recently announced the change as part of their energy savings plans.  Although the changes go into effect...
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: Argentina DST Change

    Hey folks – in the midst of our Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 Launch Series, we have some information regarding Argentina and the DST change.  Argentina has determined that they will not be observing the DST change on October 18th.  The time change (moving the clocks forward one hour)...