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Time Zones not updating on Windows 2003, Windows XP or

by Marianna Schmudlach / March 11, 2007 3:29 PM PDT

Windows 2000

After applying 931836 time zone changes don?t take effect until you manually change the time zone



You may see systems that have successfully applied the Windows DST2007 hotfix 931836 but are still operating on old DST rules after March 11. Opening the Time/Date control panel applet and changing the time zone to a new time zone; hitting apply, and changing it back to the original time zone will often correct this problem. If this is the scenario you are seeing, you can run the following script after the hotfix is applied to automate the process of changing the time zone and ensure that the system runs with update DST2007 rules.

More: http://blogs.technet.com/dst2007/archive/2007/03/11/time-zones-not-updating-on-windows-2003-windows-xp-or-windows-2000.aspx

Update : There is another fix patch available for Windows-based applications that use the TZ environment variable may not work as expected because of changes to DST. More information available following link (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932590/en-us)

http://isc.sans.org/

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(NT) Marianna, mine updated WINXP Home Edition 2002
by darclew7 / March 11, 2007 11:31 PM PDT
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These are only for special circumstances Darrel
by roddy32 / March 12, 2007 1:03 AM PDT

There are SOME people that have had problems. That is why Marianna posted this, to help those people.

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Mine didn't change either....
by Maggie6243 / March 12, 2007 12:44 AM PDT

Someone suggested that I open the clock and check the time zone. I had the right time zone, but down below it had a box to automatically adjust for daylight savings and I didn't have that checked. I checked it and now everything is fine....Maggie

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(NT) Good deal Maggie :)
by roddy32 / March 12, 2007 1:04 AM PDT
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