Windows xp not updating dst
If the time zone being updated is the time zone the system is on, it calls the API function Set Time Zone Information() to update the information that the kernel reads at startup in the registry.
After this, it updates a structure in the system that contains this information as well as send out a WM_SYSTEMSETTINGSCHANGE message to running applications The first problem described above seems to be happing during step #3.
I was reading through that article, and it mostly applies to XP/2003 and below right?
Vista/2808 and above use a different method for automatically updating their roots.
By Scott Schnoll This article discusses the software updates that are required for Microsoft Exchange Server and Exchange Server-related applications and platforms in order to comply with the upcoming changes to Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the United States and Canada. Bush signed into law the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Mexico will not be following the new DST 2007 rules with the U. Of these product lines, the three specific versions that An update for Exchange Server 2003 SP2 is available, as described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 926666, Update for daylight saving time changes in 2007 for Exchange 2003.
This article also provides information about the Exchange Calendar Update tool, which enables administrators to automate the updating of user calendars. Among other changes, this act modifies the start and end dates for DST in the following geographic regions: When this law goes into effect on March 11, 2007, DST will start three weeks earlier and will end one week later than what has traditionally occurred. Previously, a test version of this update was released under this same article number.
Many of these updates are available to the public on the Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update, while others are only available to specific customers or partners.
This provides confirmation the hotfix was applied, but seems to bypass the aspects involved which prevent the application of the hotfix.
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.
It is standard practice to include all of these updates in a Service Pack and as such they are included in Windows Vista SP1.
This document contains a list of these updates with links to their descriptive webpages on
The Exchange Calendar Update tool is available from the Microsoft Download Center.