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A hotfix is available to update the daylight saving time for the “(GMT+02:00) Cairo” time zone for the year 2008 in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows XP, and in Windows Server 2003

The government of Egypt has announced a new time zone end date for Egypt for the period of 2008. The new time zone information is as follows:

  • Daylight saving time starts at 23:59:59 on the last Thursday of April, 2008.
  • Daylight saving time ends at 23:59:59 on the last Thursday of August, 2008.
There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB956584.

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