Advisory: Late breaking changes in Egypt:  The government of Egypt has announced on August 23rd, 2007, a change in the observance of daylight saving time in the country stating that the time change will take place on September 7th at 1:00AM local time. Officially, the change occurs at 11:59:59 PM Local time (+3 hours EEST, 23:59:59) on September 6th, 2007, when clocks should move back to 11:00:00 PM (+2 hours EET) instead of to 12:00:00 AM. 

 

Our subsidiary in the region, working with Windows product team, will publish a KB article to inform users in the region of the situation and to alert end users that an official change has been announced, highlighting the information from KB 914387 to provide a manual workaround on how to make the changes.

 

We will include more information on the Hot Topics for DST and Time Zones 2007 page as it is available. You may access this page on the main Microsoft DST & TZ Support site, as we also have information posted for the changes in Australia and New Zealand 2007 Daylight Saving Changes.