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Notice: Hotfix Available for Morocco 2009 Daylight Saving Time

Notice: Hotfix Available for Morocco 2009 Daylight Saving Time

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Morocco has announced the start of DST for 2009 on June 1st at midnight. The clock will move one hour forward at midnight between May 31st and June 1st, and then move one hour back at midnight between August 20th and August 21st in 2009.  There was no DST for Morocco in 2009 prior to this update.

 

More specifically, this update sets DST for Morocco as follows:

•          DST starts at 23:59:59 on May 31st, 2009

•          DST ends at 23:59:59 on August 20th, 2009 

 

Microsoft has produced a hotfix to implement this change.  If interested in downloading this hotfix, please refer to KB 970613 titled: “A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for the "(GMT) Casablanca" time zone for the year 2009 for Windows XP-based, Windows Server 2003-based, Windows Vista-based and Windows Server 2008-based computers”.