IMPORTANT! Daylight Savings Time News

21 Sep


Here are some important points about Daylight Savings Time:

4   The “Fall Back” of the daylight saving time (DST) change in 2007, as mandated by the Energy Savings Act of 2005, will go into effect on November 4th. 

4   As was the case during the first transition in March, Microsoft is working closely with customers, partners and others in the industry to help ensure a smooth and seamless transition. 

4   In general, computer systems should be updated to reflect the new DST rules. For most customers, this means applying software patches to select Microsoft products, including various releases of the Microsoft Windows operating systems and servers, Microsoft Office and other applications. 


Regions affected:

4   W. Australia

4   New Zealand

4   Caucasus

4   Armenia

4   GTB

4   Jordan

4   U.S. / Canada / Mexico

4   All other Areas/Subs who have Companies or organizations with operations, customers or vendors based in these locales may be affected. In addition customers who interact or integrate with systems that are based in these locales or rely on date/time calculations may be impacted.


Action Requested: 

4   Once updates are available, partners/customers should be patching and testing applications to ensure they behave appropriately.

4   Customers/partners should visit the DST 2007 website for the latest available information at

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Posted by on September 21, 2007 in Hot Topic


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